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  • Thailand News

    Thailand assesses boy’s mental health over telepathy abilities

    Thailand’s authorities are taking legal action to assess the mental health of an eight year old boy known as Nong Nice who is claimed by his parents to have telepathic abilities and a connection with Buddhist deities. The Social Development and Human Security Ministry, led by Minister Varawut Silpa-archa, is now seeking a court warrant to evaluate the child after…

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    Fraudulent calls and messages surge by 18% in Thailand in 2023

    Whoscall, the caller identification application, reported that fraudulent calls and messages plagued Thailand’s communication channels in 2023, with Thai citizens receiving an alarming 79 million dishonest messages and calls. This figure presents a notable 18% rise from the 66.7 million deceptive calls and messages recorded in 2022. The 2023 statistics were broken down into 20.8 million dubious calls and 58.3…

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    Lending company manager arrested for siphoning 200,000 baht from clients’ accounts

    A lending company manager in Buriram has been apprehended following accusations of syphoning approximately 200,000 baht from clients’ accounts. The suspect reportedly manipulated the personal details of three clients, thereby gaining access to cash cards used to withdraw funds from the victims’ loan accounts. Anurak, the 32 year old manager of the lending establishment in Mueang district, was taken into…

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    Billion-baht pyramid scam suspect nabbed after years on the run

    Law enforcement officials apprehended a key figure in a multibillion-baht pyramid scheme after more than a decade on the run. The wife of the owner of Ufun Store, accused of orchestrating a fraudulent chain-share operation that deceived thousands of people, was arrested in Sri Sa Ket province. The criminal operation, which has caused financial damages amounting to billions of baht,…

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    Thai police busts 500 million baht fraudulent loan scheme in a massive operation

    A massive operation by Thai police led to the arrest of 13 individuals linked to nine fraudulent loan applications, with a total of 500 million baht found circulating in seized passbooks. The Central Investigation Bureau’s (CIB) top officer, Police Lieutenant General Jirabhop Bhuridej, disclosed the details during a press briefing yesterday. The operation spanned across ten provinces, including Bangkok, Nonthaburi,…

  • Crime News

    CCIB nabs five in 2.7 billion baht cryptocurrency scam

    The Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) apprehended four individuals from China and one from Laos about a cryptocurrency scam, resulting in a loss of over 2.7 billion baht. The fraudulent scheme operated via an investment platform called bchgloballtd.com and reportedly deceived at least 3,280 people. The victims, who began stepping forward in November last year, were tricked into investing in…

  • Crime News

    Bangkok woman arrested for K-pop ticket scam, accused of defrauding 7,000-8,000 baht

    A 57 year old woman, known as Aunt Prayun, was arrested yesterday, for allegedly defrauding people by selling fake tickets and merchandise for popular K-pop bands. She was taken into custody from her rental home in the Phaya Thai district in Bangkok. Prayun was accused of claiming to pawn her bank account for 7,000-8,000 baht she was netting selling fraudulent…

  • Crime News

    Family tragedy: Father’s triple murder-suicide linked to loan scam

    A family tragedy occurred when a father, armed with a utility knife, killed his wife and two children in their three-storey townhouse in Bang Phli district of Bangkok Metropolitan Area province Samut Prakan. The horrific murder and attempted suicide were most likely prompted by a fraudulent loan scheme that landed the family in 7-figure debt. Police Captain Sathamon Prasertsuwan, an…

  • Crime News

    Thai woman detained over fraudulent number plates and illegal cigarettes haul

    The Highway Police detained a Thai woman over fraudulent number plates attached to her vehicle. This follows a report from a man who received a speeding ticket, despite never having driven in the area where the offence was allegedly committed. After an investigation by the police, the suspect was tracked down. The search also revealed an additional case with numerous…