BANGKOK – Thai police have said 15 Japanese have been arrested for alleged involvement in a call center scam that defrauded people in their homeland.
The police said Friday that the 15 were arrested following a raid on an upscale house in the beach resort town of Pattaya.
According to police sources, it is the first time a scam targeting people in Japan has been uncovered in Thailand.
The sources said the police launched an investigation after rumors began circulating of a Japanese gang running a phone scam in town.
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