Man arrested over B22m Bitcoin investment fraud

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The Bangkok Post

A 28-year-old man accused of persuading people to invest in cryptocurrency online and later fleeing with 22 million baht has been arrested in Kanchanaburi on a charge of public fraud. Police commandoes took Sirichai Nimprem into custody at a house in tambon Pak Phraek of Muang district, Kanchanaburi province on Wednesday, Pol Lt Gen Jirabhop Phuridej, commissioner of the Central Investigation Bureau, said. Mr Sirichai was wanted on an arrest warrant issued by the Phuket Provincial court on Dec 16 last year for public fraud. He allegedly lured people into investing in stocks and Bitcoin, via Fa…

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