18 year old woman arrested in Pattaya area over alleged money scam in which 500 victims lost almost 10 million baht


A 18-year old woman has been arrested in Banglamung today for an alleged money scam in which more than 500 victims have lost in total almost ten million baht.

The woman was named by police as Nattidapan ‘Mo’ Pongwarapimok and was arrested in a hut in the Naklua sub-district.

The arrest came after many victims have filed reports to the Nongprue Police. Nattidapan was allegedly the head of a money savings group/Ponzi scheme promising to hand out high rewards to those who invested.

More than 500 victims have lost in total almost ten million baht.

The arrest warrant was issued by the Pattaya Provincial Court. She is facing charges of fraud with the intent to deceive others.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.