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    NACC investigates high-profile online gambling network case

    The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has taken charge of a high-profile investigation into the alleged association of Deputy National Police Chief, Police General Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn, and four others with a large-scale online gambling network. The decision, backed by a majority vote during a commission meeting on Monday, was made public yesterday. The NACC will also probe a connected…

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    Rolling the cyber dice: Thai police bust online gambling network

    Police from the Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau yesterday seized 329 million baht in assets and arrested four suspects in a crackdown on online gambling. Following the crusade to shut down illegal online gambling in Thailand, police investigated a website, Fullplays 39, and discovered it offered online gambling games and had over 200,000 users. The amount of money circulating on the…

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    Police in hot water: 8 officers nabbed in online gambling network crackdown

    An investigation into an online gambling network has led to the issuance of arrest warrants for eight police officers suspected of managing gambling websites and profiting from them. The search, which took place today, spanned over 30 locations in six provinces nationwide. The operation aimed to dismantle the extensive online gambling network connected to Betflixroyal.com and additional online gambling websites.…

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    Cyber police nab key administrator of major gambling site in Thailand

    Cyber police apprehended the key administrator of a major gambling site, slotking77, which had a financial turnover exceeding 180 million baht. The arrest occurred after the individual absconded following a bail release at the prosecutor level today. Phumipat Phattharasriwongchai, Commander of the Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau 5, along with Ukrit Srinitivorawong, Chief of News Analysis and Special Tools Division, led…

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    Rolling the dice: Thai sting nabs duo in high-stakes gambling bust

    The Thai authorities apprehended a 34 year old man and a 19 year old woman in a sophisticated sting operation targeting an illegal online gambling ring that reportedly saw monthly transactions averaging 50 million baht per month. Kittinan The coordinated search led by Major General Warawut Wattanakornbancha, head of the Special Branch Police, along with his team, spanned four locations…

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    Thai police dismantle major illegal online gambling rings

    Thai police delivered a significant blow to the online gambling industry with the dismantling of two major illegal betting websites. The operation, dubbed ZERO BET, saw the seizure of nearly 10 million baht (US$270,000) in cash and luxury assets, including high-end vehicles like Lamborghinis and BMWs, totalling over 60 million baht (US$1.6 million) in value. The investigation revealed an annual…

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    Thai police dismantle 700 million baht online gambling ring

    Thai police dismantled a substantial online gambling operation, discovering that three residential properties were used to facilitate the illegal activity. The raid led to the apprehension of the site’s owner and several administrators, revealing a vast network that had been operational for seven years with financial transactions exceeding 700 million baht. Today, April 25, a combined force of high-ranking police…

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    Minnie network’s luck runs out as AMLO confiscates 68 million baht

    The high-profile online gambling network, known as the Minnie network and associated with Suchanun Sucharitchinsri, faced another blow recently when the Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) confiscated additional assets worth around 68 million baht (US$1.8 million). The seizure took place under a court order and is the latest in a series of actions against the network. AMLO Secretary-General Thepsu Bowornchotedara announced…

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    Thai Cyber Police bust major online gambling ring in Chanthaburi

    The Thai Cyber Police dismantled a prominent online gambling ring operating under the name texas147, with an estimated turnover of 300 million baht. The raid involved searches at two locations in the Khlong district of Chanthaburi province, resulting in the seizure of computers and luxury vehicles. The operation, led by high-ranking officers from the Cyber Police and Immigration Bureau, along…

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    Acting police chief suspends Big Joke over gambling links

    The acting national police chief has signed a suspension order for Deputy Chief Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn and four other subordinates over their alleged involvement with an online gambling network, as per a source close to the matter. The directive, which was enforced immediately yesterday, April 18, was signed by Pol. Gen. Kitrat Panphet. In addition to Big Joke, the…

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    RTP seize 7.9 million baht assets from hybid-scam network

    In a sweeping operation dubbed “The Purge,” Royal Thai Police (RTP) officers from Mueang Thong Thani, in collaboration with relevant agencies, made significant strides in the battle against transnational crime on April 17. RTP officers seized assets worth over 250 million baht (US$7.9 million) from hybid-scam networks, a substantial blow to these criminal operations. The hybid-scam network involved tricking unsuspecting…

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    Samut Prakarn police dismantle major online lottery ring

    Law enforcement officers in Samut Prakarn province made a significant bust, apprehending two individuals suspected of operating a substantial online lottery business. The men, 42 year old Boonreum and 48 year old Baworn, were arrested at a residence in the Bang Bo district, where evidence of extensive gambling operations, including Thai, Laos, and underground lotteries, was uncovered. The raid, carried…

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    Thai lawyer uncovers police-linked bribery network

    A recent revelation has shaken the Thai law enforcement scene as a lawyer uncovered a gang, allegedly linked to the police, involved in an extensive bribery racket. The racket reportedly amasses over 100 million baht each month through illicit kickbacks. Sittra Biabungkerd, serving as secretary to the People’s Lawyers Foundation, brought this issue to light in a press conference held…

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    Big Joke faces money-laundering charge linked to online gambling

    Deputy National Police Chief Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn faces a money-laundering charge linked to alleged online gambling, leading to a police summons. Today, March 17, Thung Song Hong Police Station officers delivered the notice from Metropolitan Police Division 2 to Big Joke’s residence on Soi Vibhavadi 60 Road, located in Bangkok’s Laksi district. Big Joke must acknowledge the charge at…

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    Arrest warrants issued in money laundering probe linked to illegal gambling

    The arrest of three police officers and a civilian is on the horizon as warrants have been sanctioned in relation to allegations of money laundering tied to an illicit online gambling network. A high-ranking police officer has also been issued a summons in connection with the same case. The Metropolitan Police Bureau’s Deputy Commissioner, Thinnakorn Rangmat, confirmed yesterday, March 12,…

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    High-profile online gambling case sees 8 police officers reassigned

    A high-profile online gambling case involving Suchanun Minnie Sucharitchinsri has led to the temporary reassignment of eight linked officers. National Police Chief Torsak Sukvimol sanctioned the move to prevent any potential interference with the ongoing investigation. A spokesman for the police, Siriwat Deepo revealed that the order for the transfer was signed by Torsak yesterday, February 24. The transferred officers…

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    Thai prosecutors threatened over online gambling scandal probe

    Two leading prosecutors have allegedly been threatened by police officers implicated in a major online gambling scandal in Thailand, prompting the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to seek their protection. The Royal Thai Police, however, have yet to offer a response to the OAG’s plea. The OAG has specifically requested the national police chief, Police General Torsak Sukvimol, to…

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    First challenge in 89 years to snooker’s gambling status in Thailand

    The status of snooker as a Class B gambling game is set to be challenged for the first time in 89 years, as an agreement has been reached to propose its cancellation to the interior minister. This initiative has garnered support from the Billiard Sports Association of Thailand, the Interior Ministry, the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT), and the House…

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    Thai police cracks down on billion-baht movie piracy network

    Law enforcement conducted raids at four locations across Thailand, cracking down on an extensive online piracy network responsible for an illicit movie streaming platform that has been in operation for nearly two decades. The raids, which took place yesterday, targeted two sites in Bangkok, one in Surin, and one in Surat Thani, aiming to dismantle the piracy network that has…

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    Thai cyber police shut down online gambling rings, seize 18 million baht

    Thai cyber police successfully dismantled two major online gambling networks, confiscating over 18 million baht (US$498,000) in cash and revealing a staggering 300 million baht (US$8,296,000) monthly circulation. The crackdown occurred on February 15, under the operation of the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD). The operation was a collaborative effort involving Prasert Jantararuangtong, the Minister of Digital Economy and Society;…

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    Chiang Mai: DSI arrests woman in high-profile online gambling case

    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) arrested a woman in connection with a high-profile online gambling case. The DSI today targeted a skincare clinic in the heart of Chiang Mai and apprehended Sasithon (surname withheld), who is linked with the bank account advertised on the online gambling website of the renowned AK47XXX network. The AK47XXX network is owned by the…

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    High-stakes takedown: DSI nabs UFA’s online gambling kingpin in Thailand

    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) arrested gambling kingpin Pakapoom, a top executive of one of the three largest online gambling networks in Thailand, UFA. At just 29 years old, Pakapoom managed over 80 accounts, circulating more than 10 billion baht. The arrest was announced yesterday by Suraya Singhamon, the DSI Director. Pakapoom, also known as Diddy, was found to…

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    Thai police crack down on multi-million baht online gambling den

    In a significant move on November 2, the Thai Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) officers conducted a press conference unveiling the results of a raid on the high-stakes gambling establishment known as UFAV8. The operation resulted in the seizure of assets valued at more than 150 million baht (US$ 4,222,555). The alleged mastermind behind the infamous online gambling hub, identified…

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    Indie guitarist hits rock bottom: From strings to online gambling sins

    A renowned ex-Indie band guitarist found himself on the wrong side of the law after falling into online gambling and resorting to theft. The 31 year old musician, Anutree, was apprehended for theft today by the police team led by Thiti Saengsaeng, Napasorn Poolsawat, Theeradech Thammasuthee, and Warapoj Rungkrajang. The arrest came after an incident on October 10, when an unidentified…

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    Former monk arrested for 10 million baht fraud through online religious artefact shop

    Police arrested a former monk for defrauding people of over 10 million baht through his online religious artefact shop. His illicit proceeds were used for everyday needs, online gambling, and to rent accommodation for hiding. The arrest occurred near a bustling night market in the Phang Khon district of the northeast Sakon Nakhon province. Warakorn Kongu-tit, a 46 year old…

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    Thai cyber police takedown online gambling ring, seizing evidence of billions of baht turnover

    Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) police swept through 12 key locations to dismantle the prominent online gambling network GALAXY959, seizing an array of luxury vehicles and various incriminating materials. This high-stakes operation that circulated billions of baht took place at 6.30am today. Captain Worawat Watnakornbancha, the chief of the CCIB, accompanied by Captain Piroj Sukruaythanachot, and Captain Amnat Traipoj, led the…

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    Immigration Bureau begins crackdown on foreign criminal networks

    In a significant crackdown on foreign criminal elements operating within Thailand’s borders, the Immigration Bureau arrested 17 suspects involved in an online gambling racket and a luxurious residence takeover. The law enforcement operation, executed at around 2.30am on July 6, targeted international factions operating from Thailand, following an elaborate investigation by the Immigration Bureau. Spurred by intelligence from Samut Prakan…

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    Lamphun FC President arrested over alleged gambling, money laundering links

    Lamphun Warriors Football Club president has been apprehended in connection to a major gambling and money laundering network. The suspect, known as Boss Tal, was captured in Phayao province by authorities. Pol. Lt. Gen. Roy Inkapiroj, Deputy Police Chief and Director of the Center for Combating Cybercrime (PCT), yesterday announced the arrest of Phongsiri (Boss Tal). The suspect was charged…

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    Thai businessman KengLai Prang charged with promoting illegal online gambling

    In a joint operation by the Thai Royal Police and the Department of Special Investigations (DSI), prominent Thai businessman KengLai Prang, who rose to fame after starring in the award-winning movie titled ‘A Prayer before Dawn’, has been arrested and charged with promoting illegal online gambling activities. The arrest comes after an extensive investigation into the illicit gambling operations in…

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    Cops bust Bangkok gambling ring with over 150 million baht in circulation

    Cops busted an online gambling ring in Bangkok with over 150 million baht in circulation. Officers from the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) arrested 10 suspects who are believed to be part of a large online gambling network called “Hai Jiew Talat Noi.” According to the (CIB), the group had over 150 million baht in circulation. The 10 suspects are: 37…