• Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:48
    Key suspect in alleged Bt800m bitcoin scam arrested
    Parinya Jaravijit, a key suspect in an alleged Bt800-million bitcoin investment scam, was arrested on Thursday night at Suvarnabhumi Airport when he arrived back in Thailand.
    national
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
    AMLO freezes assets of family suspected of involvement in bitcoin fraud
    THE ANTI-MONEY Laundering Office (AMLO) has confiscated assets worth Bt210 million belonging to an actor and his family suspected of involvement in fraud and money laundering.
    national
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 16:40
    Further witness statements sought in probe into alleged Bt800m bitcoin investment scam
    Police will this week summon witnesses to provide additional information for the investigation into an alleged Bt800-million bitcoin investment scam, while key suspect Parinya Jaravijit has sent a letter through his lawyer requesting postponement of the date for him to hear the charge of colluding in fraud, the deputy chief of the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
    Actor ‘Boom’ hears charges of colluding in bitcoin fraud, but maintains innocence
    ACTOR JIRATPISIT “Boom” Jaravijit and his sibling, Thanasit Jaravijit, yesterday acknowledged charges of colluding in fraud. The charges were filed by the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) as part of their investigation into an alleged Bt800-million bitcoin investment scam.
    national
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
    Startup to act as link for banking, cryptocurrencies
    BRIDGEX Network, a two-year-old startup, is opening up new opportunities that will change the traditional world of banking, lending, cross-border money transfer and payment using cryptocurrencies.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
    Thailand’s cryptocurrency scandal must not derail fintech momentum
    The daily media headlines covering the latest Bitcoin scandal to hit Southeast Asia read like a Hollywood script. Indeed a local actor nicknamed “Boom” is now part of the mix. As this story unfolds and governments respond, it is important that the further development and application of financial innovations in the region not be unintentionally undercut.
    opinion
  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
    Bitcoin scam suspect claims he is victim too
    Prasit Srisuwan, a major stock investor and suspect in the Bt800-million bitcoin scam, has denied any wrongdoing, and instead claimed to be one of the victims.
    national
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:00
    Chinese police nab suspects after $87 mn cryptocurrency theft
    Chinese police have arrested three suspects alleged to have stolen assets worth 600 million yuan ($87 million) through hacking, state media reported Sunday, as cyber criminals target holders of bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:00
    Police summon 8 bitcoin scam suspects
    The police Crime Suppression Division (CSD) has issued summonses for eight more people, as part of the investigation into the alleged Bt800-million bitcoin investment scam in which a Finnish bitcoin-owner was lured into transferring the cryptocurrency for bogus investment in Thai stocks and other assets.
    national
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
    Actor’s family put under police microscope in high-profile money-laundering probe
    THE PARENTS of actor Jiratpisit Jaravijit, a suspect in a fraud and money-laundering case, may be joining their famous son in hot water over a Bt800 million bitcoin scam, as police consider applying for their arrest warrants over money-laundering charges.
    national
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:18
    Jiratpisit’s older sister Suphitcha surrenders to hear conspiracy charges
    Suphitcha Jaravijit, the elder sister of actor and fraud suspect Jiratpisit Jaravijit, surrendered to police early on Wednesday morning to fight accusations of allegedly conspiring with others in a crime.
    national
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:55
    Vietnam stops bitcoin mining imports
    Vietnamese businesses and individuals have stopped importing bitcoin mining equipment to the country since the beginning of July, according to the HCM City Customs Department.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:23
    INVESTIGATORS LOOKING AT MORE SUSPECTS IN BT800M BITCOIN SCAM
    THAI INVESTIGATORS have widened their probe into the alleged Bt800-million bitcoin investment scam and are looking at more suspects after a Finnish bitcoin-owner was lured into transferring the cryptocurrency for bogus investment in Thai stocks and other assets.
    national
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 01:00
    Actor gets Bt2m bail for alleged role in Bt800m Bitcoin scam
    The Criminal Court has approved Bt2 million bail for the temporary release of actor Jiratpisit Jaravijit, who is allegedly involved in a Bt800 million Bitcoin scam, as police are set to seek court approval on arrest warrants for more suspects.
    business
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
    Police crack Bt800m bitcoin fraud
    Crimes suppression division says it has solid evidence against actor’s gang.
    national
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