Conman captured at local cockfight

KAMALA: After a two-month search, a local trickster who conned a 55-year-old lady out of one million baht in a land scam was finally arrested – at an illegal cockfight in Nakhon Sri Thammarat.
Lt Col Monsak Srisuwan from Kamala Police Station stated that Phuket City Resident Benja Wongdara had been trying to promote a plot of land.
K. Benja informed police that on May 13 a man introducing himself as Sitthipong went to her home, saying that he had a consumer interested in buying the property for 5 million baht.
K. Benja accepted the supply and on May 18 obtained a call from Sitthipong asking her to prepare one million baht, which he stated was to cowl the transaction payment for the sale of the land, stated Col Monsak.
On the same day, Sitthipong drove K. Benja, her friend Chutharat Sae-Tan and the million baht in money to a hotel in Kamala, the place a rendezvous with the supposed buyer had been organized.
The buyer, nevertheless, was nowhere to be seen. Instead, Extra . Benja was told to attend in a room the place a bunch of 5 women and men had been gambling. The group lured K. Benja into playing with them and she or he misplaced all her cash, she informed police.
Police didn’t reveal what sport K. Benja had been duped with.
Annoyed at being swindled, K. Privacy went to Kamala Police Station the place she defined her ordeal. A warrant was issued for Sitthipong’s arrest and the 40-year-old schemer was eventually caught by police at a cockfight in Nakhon Sri Thammarat Police and taken to Kamala Police Station on July thirteen..

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