A woman was arrested in Patong after she was allegedly involved in the fraud of a village money savings group involving more than 12 million baht.
The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) told TPN media that this week they had arrested Mrs. Orawan (Her age was not given by police) at a restaurant in Patong. She is accused of theft and fraud.
Mrs. Orawan was on the loan committee of a village savings group in Narathiwat. There are a total of 560 members in the group. In December 2020, the group had to pay dividends to all members. Mrs. Orawan allegedly created fake documents and members with false bank accounts. She used the money of the group for herself which was in total more than 12 million baht.
After other committee members found out, they filed a report to the Tan Yong Police in Narathiwat.
Orawan did not immediately enter a plea or address the charges.