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Thailand phone scammers targeted vulnerable Japanese from a beachside house, netting US$2 million

Japanese police are in Thailand to investigate a phone scam in which more than 200 people in Japan are believed to have been swindled out of some 220 million yen (US$2 million).Fifteen Japanese men, arrested by Thai police for working in the country without permission, are suspected of targeting people in Japan, particularly those retired and living alone, from a rented luxury house in the beach resort of Pattaya.Thai police have learned that nine of them spent up to a year in the Philippines,…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Thailand phone scammers targeted vulnerable Japanese from a beachside house, netting US$2 million, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Thailand phone scammers targeted vulnerable Japanese from a beachside house, netting US$2 million

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Tuesday, 16 April

 

 

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