Pattaya Daily News

31 August 2015 :: 08:08:33 am 106784

Korean Fraud Gang Caught

A Korean fraud gang who convinced victims in Korea to send them money have been arrested by Pattaya police.
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PATTAYA – August 29,2015 [PattayadailyNews]; at 16.00 pm Pol.Maj.Col.Nitipong Niemnoi- commander- and police officers raided room no.301 of Benjamin mansion in Central Pattaya after they were notified that Korean Call Centre gang been operating there.


The police then found Mr Jonggeun Kim aged 43, Mrs.Duri Kim aged 30 and Mr.Kisoo Oh aged 43. In addition, the police officers found 7 phones, 3 laptops, 3 internet connectors, 3 syringes and equipment for consuming methamphetamine.


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Pol.Maj.Gen.Ntipong revealed that the police officers had checked Mr.Kisoo’s information and they found out that he had illegally stayed in Thailand while Mr.Jonggeun and Mrs.Duri who were a couple confessed that they had stayed in Thailand for a short period of time and were tricking victims in South Korea to transfer money to them. Upon inspection the laptops the officers found lists of names and numbers and a script used to convince the victims to send money. They claimed that some Thai men gave them the methamphetamines and equipment.


However, the police officers prosecuted the couple on charge of overstaying, while Mr.Kisoo was prosecuted for illegal immigration. The officers then notified the South Korean embassy in order to prosecute them for fraud.

Reporter : Teerarak   Photo : Teerarak   Category : Crime News

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