6 Taiwanese arrested in Bangkok for crypto fraud

Six Taiwanese men accused of duping more than 500 people, mostly Chinese and Taiwanese nationals, into investing in fraudulent cryptocurrency schemes have been arrested during a police raid in Bangkok’s Prawet district. Pol Gen Damrongsak Kittiprapas, deputy national police chief and director of the Police Cyber Taskforce (PCT), said on Tuesday a combined team of his officers and others from the Immigration Bureau apprehended the six Taiwanese suspects during a raid on a row house in Prawet district on May 27. The gang had used Thailand as an operational base, Pol Gen Damrongsak said. Police h…