Police raided 16 Hong Kong residents who rented townhouses as accommodation and loan bases for customers in Hong Kong, confiscating a large number of computers, phones, printers, especially evidence of transnational online lending. Extort a brutal interest of 50 percent.
Police raided 16 Hong Kong residents who rented townhouses as accommodation and loan bases for customers in Hong Kong, confiscating a large number of computers, phones, printers, especially evidence of transnational online lending.
Extort a brutal interest of 50 percent.
Found hundreds of customers.
Hundreds of millions of dollars in turnover
Revealing the proof of entering as a valid tourist
Can only be charged with working in the Kingdom of Thailand without permission
Police raid Chinese-Hong Kong gangs as a base for online lending for the multinational
Revealed at 3:00 p.m. on October 5, Pol. Maj. Gen. Kitthanate
Chief of Police, Chonburi Province
Pol Maj Gen Theerachai Chamnanmor, commander of the Provincial Police Region 2, and Pol Col Kulchat Kulchai, superintendent of Pattaya Police Station.
together with the Chonburi Immigration Police
They led a raid on a 3-storey townhouse at 340/99 Soi 22, Chaloem Phrakiat, Moo 9, Nong Prue Subdistrict, Bang Lamung District, Chonburi Province. About lending money abroad
Found that each floor has a group of foreigners working together.
A total of 16 people were able to show themselves in control, who were Hong Kong Chinese.
With 20 computers, 1 notebook computer, 1 photocopier, approximately 20 telephones, surveillance cameras, and a large number of documents related to international lending online were confiscated as evidence.
Maj. Gen. Kitthanate
Chonburi Provincial Police Commissioner revealed that after officers learned that such gangs frequently traveled to Thailand.
to use Thailand as a key source of information
and providing informal loans in Hong Kong
From the investigation, it was revealed that
The group has been in for about six months and will change places of residence and work to evade police detection.
Until found that rented a house in Pattaya, led the raid to search and arrest.
Chonburi Provincial Police Commissioner added that
From the examination of the documents, it was found that he entered as a tourist correctly.
and is not considered an overstay
But there is a covert behavior in the lending process in Hong Kong.
Interest rates up to 50 percent, each month hundreds of millions of HKD million in turnover.
from hundreds of customers
The accused testified that he chose to come to Thailand as a base for the offense.
because it is far from the authorities in the country of origin
In addition, travel costs, accommodation costs and other factors are cheap. Sent to Pattaya City Police Station.
Prosecution for occupation in the Kingdom of Thailand without permission
As for lending, it must be the duty of the Hong Kong authorities to coordinate further.