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Pol Lt-Gen Natthorn Prohsunthorn said the arrest of the two alleged phone scammers was the result of a cooperation between the Interpol and the Thai immigration officials.
He disclosed that the two suspects and other accomplices who are still at large operated a call centre in Ho Chi Minh City. Armed with the information of potential victims they hacked from their banks, they called their victims to persuade them to invest in their businesses by offering high returns.
Over 500 people were duped and wired their money totaling 53 million baht to invest in their operations.
In last October, the gang closed its operations in HCMC and escaped to Thailand.
The duo were caught at an educational institute in Phaholyothin area.
Pol Lt-Gen Natthorn said the two suspects had been blacklisted to prevent them from visiting Thailand.