Two suspects from Cameroon arrested in Bangkok over online rubber glove scam, followed by arrest of their colleague in August

Bangkok –

Two suspects from Cameroon Tanyi Bertrand Ntui, 32, and Nforbi Fun Noah, 25, were arrested for allegedly operating a false online company for selling medical gloves overseas and money laundering.

The arrest, which was conducted by the Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD), followed the previous capture of their Cameroonian colleague, Ferdinan Ayad Akbor, and a Thai national in August.

Read more about the previous arrest we covered HERE

The alleged fraud company was operated under a website www.grandig.com, which claimed to produce Latex, Nitrile, and Vinyl gloves for selling internationally. It had reportedly fooled victims to transfer more than 57 million baht to their bank accounts.

The investigation exposed that Ferdinan would transfer the amount of money from defrauded victims to Tanyi and Nforbi before transferring them to his boss who was reportedly living overseas via Bitkub.com

Tanyi was reportedly arrested today, September 30, while discreetly working as a foreign teacher at a school in Trang province while Nforbi was arrested in Chiang Mai province later on the same day.

The suspects were taken to the CPPD in Bangkok for further interrogation. Both were initially charged for colluding in public fraud, putting false information into a computer system, and money laundering.

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