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Man loses 1 million baht in online purchase fraud

Kasikornbank the Thai Farmers' Bank in Kanchanaburi

Kasikornbank the Thai Farmers' Bank in Kanchanaburi. Photo: Bjoertvedt.

The owner of an online car accessories shop says he has been conned out of nearly one million baht by a fraudster who posed as a buyer and stole his identity to access his online bank account.

The 28-year-old victim, Pansuthee Meeluakij, who uses Facebook to sell automotive parts and accessories, filed a petition with the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) on Tuesday.

Full story: Bangkok Post