A screenshot from a Youtube video promoting the website OL669, posted on September 29, 2022.

Warning Issued Over Football-Themed Investment Scam

The anti-cybercrime police said it was investigating complaints of fraud against a football-themed investment that allegedly lured people to send money before cutting off their withdrawals, and urged caution around online investments.

Scammed: Duped, Then Ridiculed, Victims in Thailand Left Helpless

Fake callers impersonating police and others in positions of authority are cheating Thais out of their life savings. But the victims often receive little sympathy, and are instead ridiculed for falling for the scams, many of which operate out of Cambodia.