In line with a recent news report published by ‘Bangkok Post’, Prinya Jaravijit waswithinUnited Statesaftera crypto investment scamschemesurfacedwithin whichheand several otheraccomplices allegedly defrauded a Finnishtraderof $24 Mln.
The Crime Suppression Division’s [CSD] deputy commander ‘Chakrit Sawasdee’ revealed onyesterdaythat the Foreign Ministryvoidedthe passport of the prime suspect ‘Jaravijit’.
Sawasdee reportedly ordered the suspectto showhimself in byMonday,howeverJaravijitstatedthat hewasn’tin a position tocome backtoThailandsince his passport was revoked,creatinghisstaywithin the U.S. illegal. Jaravijit was reportedlywithin theprocessof handling hisreturnwith the Thai embassyin theUnited States.
Earlier on Tuesday, the Thai Anti-MoneyLaundering Office[AMLO]seizedfundsworth$6.4 Mln from Jaravijit’s family andothersconnected individuals, to the case. Next week,nativepolicearereportedly set to charge the suspect’s family and elder brother withMoney Laundering. Thesuspectallegedly in this crypto investment scam receivedcashfrom Jaravijit and spent it later.
Asantecedentlyreported, Jaravijit and his accomplicesaresuspectsof defrauding FinnishCapitalist‘Aarni Otava Saarima’ and his business partner,whowere lured intoinvestingtheir Bitcoin [BTC]in an exceedinglyfakeinvestmentschemethat involved3firmsalong with the gambling-focused crypto token Dragon Coin.
The alleged scammers took their victims to a Macau-based casino,wherethey claimed the tokens would be used. Saarimaeventuallytransferred his Bitcoins [BTC],howeverneversaw returns, norstockholderpapers or proof of investment in Dragon Coin. Saarima approached the CSD with anaccusationinJan earlier this year.
The deputy commanderreportablethatthe othersuspects have all been members of the Jaravijit family,along withthe capitalistPrasit Srisuwan andbusinessmanChakrit Ahmad,thatreportedly have reached a compensation settlement with the Finnishcapitalist in the case filed.
The case primarilycame tolightin Aug.,after theThai policearrestedsoap-opera star Jiratpisit “Boom” Jaravijit in this crypto investment scamthatwas reportedlyone amongstthe seven suspectsconnected to this$24 Mln scam.