Amazon reported Vu Anh Nguyen to authorities in July 2020 for falsely issuing refunds for products ordered on Amazon.com to himself and his associates. Amazon has systems and processes in place to mitigate misuse of our tools, and to monitor and detect suspicious behavior. Amazon’s systems identified the suspicious refunds and Amazon conducted a thorough investigation. Nguyen’s employment was immediately terminated and Amazon reported the case to law enforcement.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday brought charges against Nguyen for federal wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.
The formal federal complaint can be found on the US Government Public Access to Court Electronic Record (PACER) site, under U.S. v. Vu Anh Nguyen (Case: 2:20-mj-08266). Subscription required.
Statement from Amazon:
We thank the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation for their swift work to hold this fraudster accountable. There is no place for misconduct or fraud at Amazon. We hold our employees to a high bar, have systems in place to proactively prevent fraud, continue to monitor activity, and will pursue all measures to protect our store and hold bad actors accountable.
Amazon has an extensive history of taking action to hold bad actors accountable for fraud and abuse:
- ^ BUSINESS WIRE (www.businesswire.com)
- ^ US Government Public Access to Court Electronic Record (PACER) (cts.businesswire.com)
Source URL: Read More
The public content above was dynamically discovered – by graded relevancy to this site’s keyword domain name. Such discovery was by systematic attempts to filter for “Creative Commons“ re-use licensing and/or by Press Release distributions. “Source URL” states the content’s owner and/or publisher. When possible, this site references the content above to generate its value-add, the dynamic sentimental analysis below, which allows us to research global sentiments across a multitude of topics related to this site’s specific keyword domain name. Additionally, when possible, this site references the content above to provide on-demand (multilingual) translations and/or to power its “Read Article to Me” feature, which reads the content aloud to visitors. Where applicable, this site also auto-generates a “References” section, which appends the content above by listing all mentioned links. Views expressed in the content above are solely those of the author(s). We do not endorse, offer to sell, promote, recommend, or, otherwise, make any statement about the content above. We reference the content above for your “reading” entertainment purposes only. Review “DMCA & Terms”, at the bottom of this site, for terms of your access and use as well as for applicable DMCA take-down request.