A Thai celeb couple is being charged over their position in a Foreign exchange-3D on-line Ponzi scheme. Thailand’s Prison Court docket issued an arrest warrant for Pattanapon “DJ Man” Minthakhin and his spouse, singer Suteewan “Baitoey” Thaweesin. They reported to the Division of Particular Investigation yesterday to acknowledge the fees. The three expenses embrace public fraud, placing false data into a pc system, and colluding to acquire loans to defraud. Each folks denied all expenses and mentioned they would supply proof to counter them.
Two different suspects are resulting from hear expenses towards them immediately however have requested the assembly to be postponed till tomorrow. The celeb couple beforehand posted on Fb stating that that they had by no means persuaded anybody to put money into Foreign exchange-3D and famous that they weren’t listed as enterprise companions within the firm.
The DSI beforehand summoned the couple again in 2019 to make clear their connections to the person who’s regarded as behind the scheme. That man, Apiruk Kothi, is accused of a multi-billion baht fraud. Foreign exchange 3-D allegedly claimed to be a web based vendor in international trade, flashy web site and all, however was then unlisted and deemed a Ponzi scheme.
Actress Savika “Pinky” Chaiyadej, alongside together with her mom and brother have been indicted last month on expenses of working the rip-off. Each have been denied bail as they stand accused of dishonest hundreds of individuals out of round two billion baht. The DSI has opened a channel for alleged victims of the scheme to file complaints. About 9,000 folks have complained to the DSI.
One other widespread TV actor has been recognized as presumably being concerned within the rip-off. Nevertheless, the DSI says since nobody has named him particularly, nor filed a grievance towards him, he’s remaining nameless. A Fb web page that was created to assemble victims’ names, claimed the nameless actor had inspired many individuals to put money into the scheme.
SOURCE: Bangkok Post