10 Jun '11, 11pm

Mass arrests across Asia over Internet phone scam

PHNOM PENH - The police around South-east Asia arrested several hundred suspects on Thursday in coordinated raids to bust a gang that swindled victims in China through phone calls over the Internet. The Indonesian authorities said they arrested 177 Taiwanese and Chinese people. In Cambodia, 166 Chinese nationals and a Vietnamese woman were arrested, national police spokesman Kiet Chantharith said. In Malaysia, police arrested 27 Chinese and 10 Taiwanese nationals in Sabah state capital Kota Kinabalu for allegedly duping people into paying fake traffic fines, reported the Bernama news agency and The New Straits Times. In Thailand, the police acting on information from Taiwan arrested three locals and a Taiwanese woman in raids on seven Bangkok locations. A Taiwanese police representative assisted in the Thai operations. It is understood that Singapore was not involved in th...

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