5 Nigerians, 12 Thais held in romance scams

Thai Police Isuzu NKR prisoner transport truck

Royal Thai Police Isuzu NKR prisoner transport vehicle. Photo: Dickelbers.




Seventeen people — five Nigerians and 12 Thais — have been arrested for allegedly swindling 48 Thai women out of almost 6 million baht via online romance scams.

Police said the suspects were members of eight different networks of con artists preying on marriage-seeking Thai women, said Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn, deputy commissioner of the Tourist Police Bureau.

Full story: Bangkok Post

BANGKOK POST ONLINE REPORTERS



Leave a Reply