Tutor charged over online gambling website

Tutor charged over online gambling website

Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau offiocers arrest Suthasinee Sitthiya, 27, a tutor, for allegedly running an online gambling website, at her luxury house in Muang district, Ubon Ratchathani on Tuesday. (Photo: @CypercopTh CCIB Facebook)
Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau offiocers arrest Suthasinee Sitthiya, 27, a tutor, for allegedly running an online gambling website, at her luxury house in Muang district, Ubon Ratchathani on Tuesday. (Photo: @CypercopTh CCIB Facebook)

UBON RATCHATHANI: The owner of a tutoring school has been arrested at her luxury house in Muang district for allegedly operating an online gambling website, with over 30 million baht in circulation.

Armed with a court warrant, police from the Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB), on Tuesday searched her house. 

The officers arrested the 27-year-old resident, Suthasinee Sitthiya, and seized about 10 computers allegedly used to host online gambling and about 50 bank account passbooks. 

Ms Suthasinee was charged with running an online gambling website, or persuading people in a direct or indirect manner to gamble, according to the CCIB Facebook page. She allegedly confessed.

Investigators reported she had more than 30 million baht in gambling mney in circulation in less than a year. 

She was taken to Muang police station for legal action.

According to the CCIB, Ms Suthasinee is a tutor, is known as “Khru Yaem" and is owner of a learning skill development institute in Ubon Ratchathani.

She and her accomplices allegedly set up and operated an online gambling website offering  services such as a baccarat and football betting.

Ms Suthasinee allegedly used her house as an office for the gambling operation.



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