bank fraud

  • Thailand

    Pattaya residents and expats accuse bank manager of fraud, hold protest

    Around 50 to 100 Thais and foreigners in Pattaya held a protest last Friday accusing the assistant manager of a local Kasikorn Bank branch of scamming them out of more than 300 million baht. A report was filed back in February accusing the assistant bank manager of defrauding people out of millions of baht, for some it was their life…

  • Crime

    US man arrested for bank fraud 1 day before statute of limitation

    In the sort of scene usually reserved for action movies, an American man wanted for bank fraud was captured at the last minute, one day before the statute of limitation expired on his crimes. Thomas Grimm, a 63 year old man from the US, was arrested at a hotel in Hua Hin accused of a scam 15 years ago where…

  • Thailand

    Thailand Top Stories | Police investigate online bank fraud, BKK airport expansion | October 19

    Natty gives us a quick update on the national Covid-19 situation as well as the top headlines in Thailand and around the region: Police investigating online bank fraud, Suvarnabhumi airport expanding its runway, New Covid-19 vaccine cocktail mix, Myanmar pardoning over 5000 prisoners

  • Crime

    3 Chinese nationals arrested in Bangkok over banking app fraud

    Immigration Police have arrested 3 Chinese nationals accused of a phishing scam involving the Siam Commercial Bank mobile app. The men all entered Thailand illegally and are accused of defrauding SCB customers by conning them into providing their personal data and passwords. Sompong Chingduang, chief of the Immigration Police, says Yong Hua and Yue Dian were arrested at a property…