Indonesian big boss of call center gang arrested

AN Indonesian man who is the big boss of a call center gang which defrauded both Thais and people in many other countries has been arrested in Bangkok, Thai News Agency reported today (Dec. 4).

Thai police had liaised with the Interpol and the police in the Philippines, and their joint action led to this illegal call center base in the Philippines being totally smashed.

Pol.Gen. Chakthip Chaijinda, the head of the National Police, sent the suspect to Hua Mark police station for further legal action, after and he and his wife were arrested by Tourist Police at a house in Raminthra area.

Phra Khanong court had issued arrest warrants for 7 suspects in this case, and so far 3, excluding Tommy Wu’s wife, have been arrested with the others being chased.

Earlier 2 Thais, Mr Chirawat Klombang and Mr Chiraphat Khanaruchinan, who had been hired by Tommy Wu to open bank accounts in Chiang Mai, were arrested for being part of this gang.

Police said Tommy Wu is the big boss of this call center gang, which recruited Thais to work at their call center base in the Philippines,  swindling both Thais and people in many other countries.


Top: Tommy Wu being sent to Hua Mark police station. Photo: Thai  News Agency