Mass arrests in Thailand, across Asia over phone scam network

 Mass arrests in Thailand, across Asia over phone scam network

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Hundreds of Chinese and Taiwanese nationals have been arrested across Asia in an international operation targeting telephone scam artists, officials in several countries said Friday.

Most of the arrests were in Indonesia and Cambodia where 177 and 166 people respectively were held in a cross-border crackdown on criminals using Internet phone services to trick thousands of victims across the region out of money.

Read more: Bangkok Post



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