Background Vu Aluminum
Who is Vu Aluminum?
Vu Aluminum is considered a real estate tycoon in Da Nang, a businessman born in 1975, originally from Da Nang, currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bac Nam 79 Construction Joint Stock Company and a shareholder of many other companies.
Since the beginning of 2017, Vu Aluminum has been mentioned many times in connection with police investigations into real estate issues in Da Nang.
What is Vu Aluminum’s real name?
Vu Aluminum’s real name is Phan Van Anh Vu.
What year was Vu Aluminum born?
He was born on November 2, 1975.
Where is Vu Aluminum from?
Vu Aluminum’s original place is in Hai Chau district, Da Nang.
Why is it nicknamed Vu Aluminum?
At first, Phan Van Anh Vu helped others make aluminum and glass, then opened a high-class aluminum and glass business at 32 Quang Trung Street, Da Nang City. Therefore, Phan Van Anh Vu has the nickname Vu “aluminum”.
Besides “Vu Aluminum”, Phan Van Anh Vu has another nickname?
Beyond the name Aluminum dance Phan Van Anh Vu also has other names such as Phan Van Sau and Tran Dai Vu.
Vu Aluminum’s career
Phan Van Anh Vu is the youngest son in a poor family with many brothers. Phan Van Anh Vu had to drop out of school in grade 11 to work part-time to help support his family. At first, Phan Van Anh Vu helped others make aluminum and glass, then opened a high-class aluminum and glass business, so he was nicknamed “aluminum” Vu.
In 1997, he established Construction Company Limited 79. Vu “Aluminum”‘s business lines are mostly acquisitions, buying and selling of gold land. Mr. Vu is said to have participated directly or indirectly in manipulating the Da Nang real estate market and golden lands by specializing in setting up projects and asking for land from the State (from the time of Mr. as Secretary of the City Party Committee and Mr. Tran Van Minh as Chairman of the People’s Committee of Da Nang City), then sold them to bring in hundreds or even trillions of dong in revenue.
The landmark is Construction Joint Stock Company 79, headquartered in Da Nang, established in 2002, in which he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the legal representative of the enterprise. Construction Joint Stock Company has 79 multi-industry business activities: construction, real estate, hotels and restaurants…
Mr. Vu “Aluminum” used to be the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nova Bac Nam 79 Joint Stock Company (headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City). He is also the legal representative of Bac Nam 79 Construction Joint Stock Company (Da Nang City) and is a member of IVC Company. In addition, he also holds 80% of shares in Phu Gia Compound Co., Ltd.
From April to October 2017, Phan Van Anh Vu gradually withdrew capital from the companies he managed.
In December 2017, Phan Van Anh Vu suddenly fled and was wanted by the Ministry of Public Security on December 22, 2017.
On December 28, Mr. Vu was detained by the Immigration Department of Singapore, when he was about to leave Singapore for Malaysia, because Mr. Vu was carrying two passports with two different identities, both of which were issued by the Vietnamese government.
On January 4, Mr. Vu was deported to Vietnam and arrested by the police at Noi Bai airport.
Vu Aluminum’s cover of a giant who likes to do charity
Vu “aluminum”, as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bac Nam 79 Construction Joint Stock Company, donated thousands of gratitude houses to poor households and policy families not only in Da Nang but also in the world. country. Vu and his company brought gifts to Con Co island to support the people.
In Da Nang, every year on the occasion of the Lunar New Year, Vu has gifts to send to poor patients treated at Da Nang Hospital. In the Central region, there are storms and floods every year. Vu spends all his money to raise money to support people experiencing natural disasters. Dozens of tragic and fatal cases were also supported by Vu.
Not only doing charity work, Vu also strongly supports government agencies in terms of means of work. Vu once gave the Da Nang City Party Committee an official car worth more than 2 billion VND. This giant also donated 50 motorbikes to the Da Nang Police to… prevent crime.
Mr. Nguyen Bon, head of residential group 6 (Hai Chau ward 1), where Vu’s family lives, affirmed that Mr. Vu’s family and personal were very good. According to Mr. Bon, Vu always supports the neighborhood groups when he is less than 10 million VND, when he is 20 – 30 million VND, and before he was arrested, Vu was able to support 50 million VND.
Da Nang people have always known Vu “aluminum” but they do not know what Mr. Vu does, does business, buys and sells anything to be so rich and luxurious.
“Mr. Vu is rich, but we don’t know specifically what he does, what business does he do,” Mr. Bon admitted when talking about Mr. Vu.
Like Mr. Bon, Da Nang people only really know an authentic “aluminum” Vu when the Ministry of Public Security executes the order to prosecute, arrest and trial a series of crimes committed by the owner of the villa. 82 Tran Quoc Toan.
Vu Aluminum’s mistakes
Violation of Da Phuoc International Urban Area
On the morning of April 10, 2017, Standing Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh requested the Ministry of Public Security to urgently investigate, verify and clarify the illegal construction of sand extraction under Cua Dai – Hoi An sea. Moved back to build at Da Phuoc International Urban Area project – Da Nang.
According to the Journal of Transport, the Da Phuoc International Urban Area project has not yet had an environmental impact assessment, but The Sunrise Bay Da Nang has been under construction for many years; Until the construction was suspended, the townhouses and villas were still open for sale.
Car donation, house transfer
Nguyen Xuan Anh’s use of a car donated by Minh Hung Phat Co., Ltd., as well as 2 houses 45-47 Nguyen Thai Hoc owned by IVC Company and Minh Hung Phat Co., Ltd., both companies are said to have related to Mr. Phan Van Anh Vu, is one of the reasons why Mr. Anh lost his position as secretary of the Da Nang Party Committee as well as a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam. 2 houses 45-47 are public houses, the former one was sold to IVC company 2008, and the second one to Minh Hung Phat Co., Ltd. 2009. Both Mr. Ho Anh, secretary of Nguyen Xuan Anh, until the beginning of 2018 Deputy General Department of the Office of the Da Nang City Party Committee and his wife were also authorized by Mr. Vu and his wife “aluminum” 2013 to have full rights to use the land plot, house and attached assets on the land plot at 51 Nguyen Thai Hoc.
In 2016, Mr. Phan Van Anh Vu’s Nova North Nam 79 company also gave the Da Nang City Police 50 150cc Yamaha Exciter motorcycles and 4 more special motorcycles on order. A total of 54 motorcycles sponsored by this company are worth over 4 billion VND.
Other mistakes in real estate
In September 2017, the Investigation Security Agency (A92-Ministry of Public Security) issued Official Letter 817 investigating 9 investment projects and 31 state-owned houses and public land in Da Nang from 2006 to 2018. now. The above projects and public houses are located in the center of Da Nang city and are considered golden lands (A deal like the southern land at the end of Pham Van Dong street brought Mr. Vu the difference of nearly 500 billion VND.
In 2006, the City People’s Committee transferred to Mr. H. and Ms. N., with a total contract value of VND 84 billion. In 2008, Mr. H. and Mrs. N. did not implement the project, authorized Mr. Phan Van Anh Vu to transfer to Mr. Pham Dang Quan with the transfer price of 581,526 billion VND (collecting difference of 495,374 billion VND). ) ):
- Harbor Ville urban area is invested by Mega Investment Joint Stock Company.
- Including the An Don park project. Currently, this land has been built into a 3,600m2 ABC Kindergarten (this school is headed by Mrs. Phan Thi Anh Thu, the sister of Mr. Phan Van Anh Vu.
- The Da Phuoc international urban area project was previously owned by Daewon Cantavil Co., Ltd. of Daewon Group (Korea), then acquired by Mr. Phan Van Anh Vu.
- IVC Company’s coastal resort project on Truong Sa Street is chaired by Mr. Phan Van Anh Vu.
- Phu Gia Compound project has a scale of 2 hectares. The investor is Phu Gia Compound Co., Ltd., which is believed to be related to Mr. Vu.
- Phu Gia riverside ecological urban area (Phu Gia Villa Compound) is invested by Nhat Gia Phuc Investment Joint Stock Company.
All six of these projects or companies Mr. Vu is the investor or related to him.
Public land at the south end of Pham Van Dong street
In 2013, the Government Inspectorate announced the inspection conclusions of the Chairman of Da Nang City People’s Committee, which mentioned that Mr. Hoang Hai and Ms. Trung Thi Lam Ngoc (wife of Mr. The Board of Directors of Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (TPBank) pocketed nearly VND 500 billion by purchasing public land at the southern end of Pham Van Dong street.
Accordingly, in 2006, the People’s Committee of Da Nang City transferred the land to Mr. Hai and Ms. Ngoc with a total contract value of VND 84 billion. In 2008, these two people did not implement the project, authorized Mr. Phan Van Anh Vu to transfer to Mr. Pham Dang Quan for a transfer price of 581 billion VND (collection of difference of 495 billion VND).
The case against journalists for slander
From April 8 to May 14, 2017, the Electronic Transport Magazine (tapchigiothong.vn) has continuously published 8 periodicals revealing the serious violations of the Da Phuoc International Urban Area Project. The Surise Bay Danang). The Prime Minister has directed the Ministry of Public Security to investigate and clarify the violations raised by the Electronic Transport Journal.
However, journalist Duong Hang Nga, head of the representative office of Transport Magazine in the Central and Central Highlands region, who wrote this series of articles, was sued by Mr. Phan Van Anh Vu at the Hai Chau District Court (Da Nang City). with slander.
The lawsuit lasted 5 months, the plaintiff, Mr. Phan Van Anh Vu, was absent without reason during the mediation and evidence collection process. Because there was no evidence, the Court decided to dismiss the case.
The case of General Director of Dong A Bank Tran Phuong Binh
On April 4, 2018, through the investigation of “Vu aluminum”, the Investigation Agency – the Ministry of Public Security requested the Supreme People’s Procuracy to prosecute Mr. Tran Phuong Binh – former general director of DAB and 20 complete accomplices. All about the crime of Intentionally doing wrong, violating regulations in lending occurred at Dong A Commercial Joint Stock Bank (DAB). In a series of mistakes made by Mr. Tran Phuong Binh, Mr. Binh made an incorrect fund disbursement, spending 200 billion VND for Phan Van Anh Vu – the legal representative of Bac Nam 79 Construction Joint Stock Company for Vu to buy shares. part of the DAB. Mr. Vu is responsible for returning VND200 billion to DAB.
On April 18, 2018, the investigating police agency of the Ministry of Public Security prosecuted the accused against Phan Van Anh Vu, supplementing the decision to prosecute the accused against Tran Phuong Binh for his involvement in the act of appropriating 200 billion VND. DAB’s copper.
On November 27, 2018, the People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City began the first-instance trial of the case of Tran Phuong Binh and 25 co-defendants of “deliberately violating state regulations on economic management, causing consequences”. serious”, “lack of responsibility causing serious consequences” and “abuse of trust to appropriate property”, causing damage to DongA Commercial Joint Stock Bank – DongA Bank of VND 3,608 billion. Phan Van Anh Vu is one of 25 accomplices, accused of abusing his position and power to appropriate property
On December 20, 2018, Tran Phuong Binh was sentenced to life in prison for abusing positions and powers to appropriate property and 20 years in prison for intentionally violating State regulations in economic management, causing serious consequences; Defendant Phan Van Anh Vu was sentenced to 17 years in prison for abusing his position and power to appropriate property; a total of 8 years in prison from a previous sentence of 25 years in prison.
Nguyen Thi Kim Xuyen (Deputy General Director of DAB) played an active role in helping Binh, resulting in a loss of VND 1,574 billion and appropriating VND 40 billion from the bank, Nguyen Thi Kim Xuyen had to receive 18 and 20 years in prison, respectively. about crimes like Mr. Binh. Nguyen Hong Anh (former Ho Chi Minh City Police officer) approved by Tran Phuong Binh to lend 2,000 taels of gold was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the crime of intentionally violating State regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences.
Nguyen Thi Ai Lan (Head of Debt Management Department of DAB) admitted that the mistake led to Tran Phuong Binh’s loss of 820 billion dong, in addition to participating in illegal foreign interest payments and foreign exchange trading. sentenced to 9 years in prison. The remaining defendants received sentences ranging from 2 years of probation to 16 years in prison.
Officials involved in Vu Aluminum’s wrongdoing
- Newspaper Soha
- The Labor Newspaper