11 Koreans arrested in 3 online-gambling raids

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Eleven South Koreans were arrested for allegedly operating three online-betting operations in Pattaya.

Provincial and Transnational Crime Coordination Center police raided a house in the Wonderland development on Soi Pothisan in Naklua July 15, finding four Korean men in front of computers. The screens showed four online gambling websites with 145 players gambling the equivalent of 800,000 baht.

A second was carried out at the Impress House Village on Soi Siam Country Club, where three Korean men and a woman were arrested with records showing gambling turnover of 11 million baht.

Eleven South Koreans were arrested for allegedly operating three online-betting operations in Pattaya.Eleven South Koreans were arrested for allegedly operating three online-betting operations in Pattaya.

Police said the suspects confessed to being in Thailand for four months and operated servers and call centers for the online-gambling operations.

A third house in Greenery Project in Nongprue was then taken down where the other suspects were caught. Total gambling revenue was estimated at 30 million baht.