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The Phnom Penh Municipal Court found two former Canadia Bank managers and three accomplices guilty Monday for their roles in one of the banking sector’s largest-ever fraud cases, with the stiffest penalty given to the confessed ringleader of the scheme, who was sentenced to five years in prison.
An 18-year-old who claims she was abused and held captive by a wealthy family in their Tuol Kok villa for eight years appeared at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday to answer questions about her allegations, although the whereabouts of the family remained unclear.
An 18-year-old girl who has accused members of a wealthy family of holding her captive for eight years in a Tuol Kok villa is due to appear at Phnom Penh Municipal Court today to answer questions alongside her 12-year-old brother, who also claims to have been held by the family, according to a local NGO.
A local businessman was arrested in Phnom Penh’s Chamkar Mon district on Friday for allegedly issuing two fraudulent checks to a Royal Cambodian Armed Forces officer, military police and court officials said Sunday.
Phnom Penh police on Monday arrested 11 men in Dangkao district for using a motorbike repair shop as a front to launder stolen motorcycles by forging new serial numbers and attaching new license plates.
A 26-year-old man was arrested on Friday for allegedly posing as a member of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Cabinet in an attempt to get money from government officials in exchange for a promised promotion, according to military police.
Three members of a wealthy family accused of abusing and holding captive an 18-year-old girl for eight years and her 12-year-old brother for two years in their Tuol Kok villa remained free Thursday as police said they are waiting for the Phnom Penh Municipal Court to decide whether to issue arrest warrants.
The patriarch of a wealthy family and two of his employees were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly holding captive an 18-year-old girl for eight years and and beating her 12-year-old brother, who was also held captive, according to police. Three other members of the family were called in for questioning over the allegations.
Defense Minister Tea Banh expressed confidence in the Thai junta’s leadership in the first meeting between top-ranking military officials from the two countries since Thailand’s army seized power two months ago, according to Thai media reports.
Phnom Penh Municipal Governor Pa Socheatvong on Monday visited the site of a fire that broke out in Meanchey district over the weekend to hand out gifts to 119 villagers who lost their homes.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday concluded the trial of two former employees of Canadia Bank and two alleged accomplices charged in October with embezzling more than $2 million from fraudulent credit card accounts.
A husband and wife were found guilty of human trafficking and sentenced to 15 years in jail on Friday after paying $400 to adopt a baby they planned to take to Malaysia with the sole intention of using it to make money begging.
A 23-year-old man was seriously injured late on Wednesday night when he was beaten by a large crowd in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district after attempting to steal a motorcycle, police said.
The Kandal Provincial Court on Tuesday tried two opposition CNRP officials and their lawyer—two of them in absentia—over a case dating back to 2011 that was abruptly scheduled a week ago.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday heard the case against a couple charged with sending about a dozen women to China, supposedly for well-paying jobs, and then having them sold on to men who raped them, the latest in a recent raft of cases involving women being abused in China.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday sentenced a massage parlor owner to two-and-a-half years in prison for procuring prostitution, but reduced the sentence to 14 months.
The Kandal Provincial Court has summonsed a CNRP lawmaker, lawyer and district councilor over a 2011 incident relating to a land dispute and the alleged illegal release of a prisoner, officials said Sunday.
Two Tuol Kok residents embroiled in a long-running land dispute with real estate magnate Khun Sear were questioned at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday for accusations of damaging company property and using violence.
Two men accused in separate cases of raping girls under the age of 15 had their cases heard in closed-door hearings at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday heard the case of a 37-year-old woman accused of trafficking a 19-year-old woman to work in brothels in China.