Police have arrested the 37 year-old leader of an extortion ring accused of intentionally crashing into cars on highways in several provinces, particularly in the Northeast, and then intimidating the victims into giving them money.
Akkaradej Dej-uthai was arrested of leading an extortion ring acused of intentionally crashing into cars and intimidating the victims into giving them money. (Bangkok Post photo)
Pol Lt Gen Dejnarong Sutthichanbuncha, acting commissioner of Provincial Police Region 4, said Akkaradej Dej-uthai, a native of Roi Et province, was yesterday taken to Office of Provincial Police Region 4 in Khon Kaen province so police could announce his arrest. He said at least 40 others were involved in the scam.
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