Do Ha Duy Thanh, 32, who is living in Ho Chi Minh City, was arrested on January 9 after being charged with “using information from computer networks to appropriate property.”

Thanh was identified by police buying and selling stolen foreign credit card information to criminals and appropriating money in their accounts.

The same day, police searched Thanh’s house, seizing many laptops, wifi adapters, and routers and other related equipment.

The police also identified seven other people involved in the case.

According to a preliminary investigation, the forum , which was launched in 2011, is alleged to be the largest site uncovered which illegally purchases and sells credit card information, and steals money from foreigners’ bank accounts.-VNA