Online scams target SMEs, lonely women

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Online scams by foreigners and their Thai accomplices continue to prey on small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and elderly, single women, the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has warned.

Nithit Phurikhup, director of the DSI’s Bureau of Technology and Cyber Crime, said on Monday that Thai and foreign fraudsters recently tricked at least 10 small Thai businesses out of more than 50 million baht by pretending to be their foreign suppliers and instructing the victims to transfer payments to their accounts.

Read more: Bangkok Post KING-OUA LAOHONG

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