BANGKOK — Police on Friday said 13 people were arrested for running online gambling websites targeting Hong Kongers and Brazilians.
Khlong Tan police superintendent Vajirakorn Wongboon said the arrests were made during a raid on a company on Soi Sukhumvit 67, which allegedly operated three online gambling websites. Thirteen people, who were running online advertisements for the websites, were charged with organizing a gambling.
Pol. Col. Vajirakorn said the suspects were hired by a Hong Kong owner to operate the websites that targeted Hong Kong and Brazilian gamblers. He said police will continue to investigate and find others involved in the online gambling ring.