Electrician turned conman sold fake amulets online, manipulated meters

An electrician was lately nabbed for one of a quantity of illegal side hustles – conning people into buying non secular amulets on-line. The 28 12 months old electrician was previously been a traditional repairman who additionally illegally manipulated electricity meters earlier than being picked up by police. He confessed he hadn’t anticipated the police would catch up to him.
This arrest right now followed Lieutenant General Thiti Saengsawang’s name for officials from Operation Unit 5, News Analysis and Special Tools Department, National Police Station and the 111th batch of Criminal Investigation students to arrest the suspect following the issuance of an arrest warrant on August three.
The suspect, identified as James, was detained within the parking lot reverse Thong Chen Residence, Maha Chai, in Samut Sakhon province yesterday. An unfortunate on-line victim who had been tricked into shopping for amulets filed a criticism leading to the arrest.
The victim had visited a Facebook group regarding shopping for and selling amulets and found an account known as Taweesak Chaitaweesak, which posted amulet sales. After inquiring and ordering an amulet costing 17,700 baht, the sufferer transferred the money but never acquired the amulet.
They realised that they had been conned. Restricted revealed that James had also tricked locals in Ban Paew, Samut Sakhon, by promising to install electrical tools in their properties. He would take off with their cash without doing any work as quickly as he was paid. A significant variety of victims emerged from the investigation, reported KhaoSod.
During the interrogation, James confessed to all expenses of electrical and on-line amulet scams. He acknowledged that after ending his vocational certificates, he started working for the primary time at the age of 19 installing electrical gear. He had carried out this work for roughly seven years till he grew to become proficient.
Later, he turned to crime beneath the guise of an electrician, first tricking folks into paying for him to put in their electrical gear and would take off with their money.
Eventually, he used the same trick to promote amulets on-line. He would run off as quickly as the victims transferred their cash. He had been the one posting fake amulet gross sales in the Facebook group, never believing that police would be in a position to track him down.
Following the confession, the police offered James and the related paperwork to the detectives on the Phaya Thai Police Station for further authorized proceedings..

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