10 French Nationals Arrested for Running Call Center Scam


BANGKOK – Thai police have arrested 10 French nationals for allegedly operating a call center scam in Bangkok.


All of the 10 suspects were found inside a rental house in Bangkok’s Thong Lor area, equipped with IT and network devices.

Pol Lt General SompongChingduang, head of police immigration bureau, said nine of the suspects travelled to Thailand as tourists; only one had work permit.

The suspects used the office as call center luring people in France and Belgium to use their accounting and tax services, he said.

They are charged with working without permits, he added.