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Vietnam Sentences 7 for Defrauding Families of MIA Soldiers

A court in central Vietnam sentenced seven people to up to life in prison Friday for defrauding families of Vietnam War soldiers by moving unidentified war dead into fake graves and claiming to have found their kin. Nguyen Van Thuy, 56, was convicted of fraud and infringement on graves and given life in prison in the one-day trial, Presiding Judge Vo Ngoc Mau said.   Thuy's wife and four relatives received 5 to 23 years on the same charges, the judge said. The remaining...

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