Japanese police are investigating a phone scam in Thailand that has claimed US$2 million from people in Japan. Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK

Thailand phone scammers targeted vulnerable Japanese from a beachside house, netting US$2 million

  • Fifteen Japanese men, arrested by Thai police for working in the country without permission, are suspected of operating the scam from a rented luxury house in the beach resort of Pattaya
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Japanese police are investigating a phone scam in Thailand that has claimed US$2 million from people in Japan. Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK
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