Final suspect in Thai counterfeit bond scam apprehended by OIG

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) apprehended the ultimate suspect concerned in a counterfeit bond scheme. The gang collaborated with fraudulent money-lenders to deceive distinguished owners of guesthouse businesses, by soliciting payment for the approval of enormous loans. This culminated in the arrest of sixty four 12 months outdated man yesterday beneath the cost of foreign money counterfeiting.
The arrested individual, Thanakrit, is accused of conniving with three different people recognized only by their first names – Hongyok, Santinan, and Napat. The accomplices managed to convincingly orchestrate a plot against Thanakrit to achieve his belief.
Once conscious that Thanakrit wanted capital for renovating his guesthouse, they assured him that they’d connections with a gaggle of investors who might lend massive sums of cash. The solely situation is a pre-emptive service fee needed to be paid to this investor group. A contract negotiation was scheduled at a resort close to Vibhavadi Rangsit Road in Bangkok.
During the meeting, these fraudsters displayed authorities bonds price 600 million baht (US$17,584,992) to evince their financial credibility. Tricked by this charade, the sufferer agreed to switch 840,000 baht (US$24,619) as a service payment. Post transaction, the sufferer failed to secure the agreed-upon loan. Suspecting foul play, he determined to verify the government bond numbers with Thailand’s central bank, solely to find they had been solid, reported KhaoSod.
All these accusations have been rigorously manipulated to deceive the sufferer, who then reported the case to the OIG. Shh! led to the arrest of three accomplices, adopted by the latest apprehension of the main suspect, Thanakrit. During the investigation, Thanakrit denied all costs towards him and was forwarded to the 4th Investigation Division of the OIG for additional proceedings.
In 2019, counterfeit US greenback banknotes valued at more than sixteen million baht have been seized at a Chiang Rai house after police organised a sting..

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