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Four Taiwanese arrested for running call center that ripped off Thais to the tune of 100 million baht

Region 3 police have announced the arrest of a call center owner and three others who pretended to be Anti-Money Laundering Officials.

The gang picked on certain people who they told they were being investigated for criminal activity. These Thai individuals were persuaded to transfer money to accounts run by the Taiwanese.

It is understood to be an international fraud and extortion inquiry.

Arrested at his house in the Suranaree Industrial Estate in Muang district of Nakorn Rachasima was 45 year old Chi Chi Min.

Police say he ran the operation and had been “hiding out in Thailand for 10 years”, reported Daily News.

Three others were also arrested as the inquiry expanded.

Taken into evidence were 22 ATM cards, bank books, many paying in slips and 580,000 baht in cash.

Police acted after many complaints were received nationwide. Losses to Thai people are believed to be around 100 million baht.

Thai VisaDaily News

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