Phone scammers raided in Cambodia, Thais arrested

Sixty-one people, 59 Thais and two Chinese, were detained during raids on a phone scam gang working out of Preah Sihanouk in Cambodia, according to Thai police.

Twenty-eight were beng treated as suspects, five had been lured into the operation and rescued and the remainder were still being investigated, Pol Gen Damrongsak Kittiprapas, director of the Police Cyber Taskforce (PCT), said on Thursday.

Teams of Thai and Cambodian police raided two premises used as offices by the gang in Preah Sihanouk on March 20, said Pol Gen Damrongsak, who is a deputy national police chief.

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