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Nepali fugitive arrested in Nakhon Phanom for jobs scam

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A Nepalese man has been arrested in Nakhon Phanom, on the far north-east Thai border with Laos, over alleged deception of 16 compatriots. He’s alleged to have scammed more than 5 million baht from them by promising jobs in a foreign country.

Immigration Police chief Pol Lt Gen Surachate Hakparn says 37 year old Prashu Rum Gurung was arrested under a red notice from Interpol on charges of deceiving 16 Nepali victims to wire him over 5 million baht with a promise of jobs in Australia and Canada.

The Immigration Bureau was alerted to the Interpol red notice on March 23. Surachate said Gurung was arrested in Nakhon Phanom yesterday (Wednesday).

Police also found that he had overstayed his visa for more than four years.

Nepali fugitive arrested in Nakhon Phanom for jobs scam | News by Thaiger

SOURCE: The Nation

 

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