Anti-economic crime policeman arrested for economic crimes

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Anti-economic crime policeman arrested for economic crimes

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:17 pm

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- The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has detained a policeman from the Interior Ministry’s anti-economic crime department after he demanded monthly payments from companies.
According to a press release from the ACU on Thursday, the man detained was Huy Hoeun, a deputy in the intellectual property section of the anti-economic crime department. He was arrested on Tuesday at a coffee shop allegedly in the process of committing crimes.

The ACU added that Mr. Hoeun demanded companies, enterprises and some individuals in Phnom Penh in about 100 locations pay him monthly or annually from $5 to $1,000.

The ACU said he had been demanding the money for 10 months since he was appointed to work in Phnom Penh...

http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36859/ ... orruption/
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Re: Anti-economic crime policeman arrested for economic crimes

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:38 am

Another official from the same department is also facing charges, but has yet to be arrested.
Mr. Hoeun is facing the charge of misappropriation of public funds, which carries a prison sentence of two to five years in prison and a fine of 4 to 10 million riel, or about $1,000 to $2,500.

Mr. Sophana said that another official at the department, Em Kosal, was facing the same charges and had been placed under court supervision. He referred questions about whether the suspect was being sought for arrest to the ACU.

Om Yentieng, chairman of the ACU, said the agency had already sent a request to the municipal court to arrest Mr. Kosal. Asked for more information about the case, he scolded a reporter for asking too many questions...
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/one- ... ge-127052/
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