Two online gambling websites busted
published : 23 Feb 2021 at 13:45
writer: Wassayos Ngamkham
Four men acting as administrators of two gambling websites were arrested when police searched a small house in Lat Phrao district on Tuesday.
Officers from the Metropolitan Police Bureau and Khok Khram police station arrived to search a knock-down house at Sena Villa housing estate in Jorakhae Bua area of Lat Phrao district around 9.30am on Tuesday.
A sign, CG Production Co, was on the front of the single-storey premises.
Inside. four men were found providing gambling services online. They were taken into custody and six computers used for their gambling operations seized.
Pol Maj Gen Jeeraphat Phumjit, deputy chief of the MPB, said the house was was the office for two gambling websites, Turbo Slot and Slot XO, which had 50,000 members
During questioning, the suspects said they were each paid 10,000 baht a month to be administrators of the gambling websites, which operated around the clock.
Police found the gambling operation had over 20 million baht in circulation during the past seven months.
The suspects were taken to Khok Khram police station for legal action.
Police arrive at the knock-down house in Lat Phrao district, Bangkok. (Photo supplied/ Wassayos Ngamkham)
Computers and other items used to provide online gambling services, seized during the police raid. (Photo supplied/ Wassayos Ngamkham)