A joint operation by the Tourist Police Division 2 and Pattaya Police resulted in the arrest of a Taiwanese national wanted on fraud charges in his home country.
The suspect, Mr. Hsues Hua Liu, was arrested on Saturday, February 10th, due to his alleged involvement in a call center gang in Taiwan. Pattaya police said the 22-year-old suspect had fled to Pattaya to evade authorities in Taiwan.
Acting on information obtained from Taiwanese authorities, officers successfully apprehended Mr. Liu in Pattaya on Walking Street on February 10th. Further investigations revealed that Mr. Liu entered Thailand on a tourist visa on October 23rd, 2023, which expired on January 9th, 2024, leading to a 32-day overstay.
Currently, Mr. Liu remains in custody with Pattaya Police and awaits legal proceedings in accordance with Thai law.