Thailand police pulls an American fraudster on his jacket in the nick of time!
A 63-year-old US citizen was arrested a few days ago, a day before a statute of limitations expired, on charges of technical fraud committed more than a decade ago.
The suspect, whose name has not been released, was arrested in Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Hua Hin district. The American has denied all charges.
In 2006, the suspect allegedly set up a fake banking website to trick people into divulging their bank details. The fraudster then allegedly transferred their money to his own accounts.
In 2007, two suspected accomplices were arrested and one of them mentioned the name of the American man, who was subsequently arrested, charged and released on bail. The American skipped the appointment with his lawyer and remained under the radar all the time until he was traced on Thursday.
He has since been formally charged.
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