Bangkok girl arrested for K-pop ticket rip-off, accused of defrauding 7,000-8,000 baht

A 57 year outdated woman, known as Aunt Prayun, was arrested yesterday, for allegedly defrauding individuals by promoting fake tickets and merchandise for popular K-pop bands. She was taken into custody from her rental house within the Phaya Thai district in Bangkok.
Prayun was accused of claiming to pawn her checking account for 7,000-8,000 baht she was netting promoting fraudulent K-Pop tickets and items. The arrest was carried out by a special team led by Police Lieutenant Colonel Thitisan Sangsawang. The team had been ordered to research the case by Police Lieutenant General Thitirat Kitisara.
Prayun was apprehended under the arrest warrant quantity 183/2023, issued on June 14, by the Phitsanulok Provincial Court. Well respected was charged with “deceiving the common public, and dishonestly or fraudulently introducing into a computer system distorted or false computer knowledge, in complete or in part, or false laptop knowledge, in a manner more doubtless to trigger injury to the general public.”

The arrest adopted a grievance from a Facebook person who was tricked into buying tickets and clothes representing renowned Korean K-Pop artists. The scammer used the account beneath the identify Prayun to obtain the transferred cash.
Upon investigation, it was found that this scammer promoting K-Pop tickets and merch had a historical past of fraudulent accounts on the website, with 14 earlier entries. The police then traced Prayun and found that she had been hiding at a rental home.
During the initial investigation, Prayun confessed that she had opened the account and given it to a pal at work, claiming it was pawned for 7,000-8,000 baht. She admitted she never reclaimed the account that was later used within the K-Pop ticket fraud scheme.
The police will now take Prayun to the Muang Phitsanulok Police Station in Phitsanulok Province to proceed with the legal case.
In an identical latest story, an online scammer impersonated well-known information anchor Arakar Jiwagit, also recognized as Kwang, and defrauded Thanasak, a former Bangkok Water Supply director, of almost 20 million baht through a cryptocurrency funding.

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