Cyber police clarify the Turtle Farm investment scam case, more than 2,000 victims found

Cyber police clarify the progress of the Turtle Farm investing scam case. The case has been submitted 2 times. More than 2,000 victims were found. The damage was more than 2,000 million baht.

Col. Krishna Phatthanacharoen, spokesman for the AAC, clarified the progress of the lawsuit against Mining Mine X Co., Ltd., Lak Si Station Limited Partnership. by Ms. Thanawat and a total of 9 people who jointly deceived and persuaded many victims to invest in mushroom cultivation Plant cottage crops, beekeeping, or other forms of investment. through various social media

According to the government's policy by General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense which has given importance and concern to the public from the dangers of deception through social media channels In particular, scams persuade people to invest. claiming to receive high returns in a short time by instructing relevant agencies to conduct investigations and crackdowns on wrongdoing Continuously and seriously enforce the law

in order to implement government policy and solving technological crimes Pol. Gen. Damrongsak Kittipraphat, the police chief, and Pol. Gen. Torsak Sukwimol, deputy police chief, who are responsible for the prevention and suppression work. instructed to Pol.Lt.Gen.Worawat Wat Nakornbancha, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Embassy and related agencies Expedite the investigation Extend the search results for good links Suppress and arrest perpetrators involved in all forms of technological crimes. Focus on public relations to create awareness among the public not to fall victim to fraudsters.

about a month Nov. 21-July. 22 The accused and others had built several mushroom farms in Sakon Nakhon province and posted advertisements through various social media. allow the general public to invest in mushroom cultivation Planting a cottage and keep bees Claiming that those who participate in the investment will receive a large amount of returns continuously. With a condition of investment period, for example, the bamboo pulp mushroom planting project invests 264,360 baht in the 3rd month and receives a dividend of 108,640 baht per month, or the hut planting project uses an investment of 275,000 baht in the 8th month and receives a profit. 150, 000 baht per month, with the creation of credibility by making a contract between the investor and the accused Important people are used or famous person Come join in soliciting advertisements. An image was created that the farm was rewarded. causing many victims to believe and bring a lot of money to invest In which the accused group did not proceed as persuaded in any way Even when it comes to the accused and those claiming various obstructions Unable to pay compensation As a result, people have been damaged and come to report complaints and prosecute the accused under the law.

In the aforementioned case, investigators at the Royal Thai Police 3 have been investigating and gathering evidence all along. Has requested the court's approval to issue arrest warrants with 9 suspects on charges of "jointly defrauding people, borrowing money which is fraudulent and import into the computer system which distorted computer data Or forge, whether in whole or in part, or false computer data in a manner that is likely to cause damage to the public At present, 7 accused can be arrested, 2 are in the process of pursuing and prosecuting, and in the past, assets can be seized. and seize large amounts of money in related accounts

Later, on October 3, 2022, investigators concluded the 1st case of investigation with an opinion to prosecute the accused to the prosecutor. With 119 victims, the damage was 60 million baht, and on December 22, 2022, the second investigation was concluded, with an opinion to indict the accused to the prosecutor, with 1,001 victims, more than 703 million baht in damage. During the conclusion of the third investigation, there are currently more than 1,000 victims with more than 1,000 million baht in damages. go

A spokesman for the FAA added that from the statistics of receiving online complaints Investment scam damage is the #1 of all scam damage. Or about 25%, most of the investment of some people is the last savings of life Or some people have to mortgage their assets in order to get money to invest. considered to aggravate the suffering of the people A warning to scammers who continue to deceive people in such ways. Stop doing that. Because in the end, all cases must be followed up by the police and arrested for prosecution without exception.

However, I would like to remind the public of various investment methods as follows:

1. Be careful not to be misled by such invitations. It is often a scam in the form of a Ponzi scheme. should study and understand well before investing consider the risk And credibility of entrepreneurs 2. Criminals often deceive victims with the image of a successful business in a short time, such as taking pictures with luxury vehicles, accommodation or various brands. 3. In the first phase, the victim will receive real returns. to persuade to increase investment After receiving no return, the scammers fled with the victim's investment.

4. Don't be fooled by investments that claim to receive inflated returns. in no time

5. Avoid transferring money to others to trade or invest instead. should invest by yourself

6. There is no investment that guarantees returns.

7. Not in a hurry, check the company's identity before investing.

8. Do not transfer money to individual accounts. or personal account A legitimate provider must only use a bank account in the name of the provider's company. And there must be a report confirming the investment results.

9.If damaged in a similar case Gather relevant evidence to file complaints with investigators for further legal action.

Source: Thai News Agency