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Massive anti-fraud raid in Thailand results in 14,000 arrests

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Royal Thai Police (RTP) has made major headway in a sweeping seven-month operation against online fraud, resulting in the arrest of over 14,000 individuals connected to call center scams, investment fraud, and illegal online gambling operations. Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin and acting National Police Chief Pol Gen Kittirat Phanphet directed the extensive enforcement campaign, which spanned from October 1, 2023, to April 30, 2024.

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Authorities have also successfully frozen 4.5 billion baht in assets linked to these criminal activities. In partnership with the Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO), discussions are in progress to allocate these funds back to the scam victims.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Krajangwit Johjit
National News Bureau of Thailand


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