Suicidal teacher arrested for swindling college students of over 2 million baht

The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) yesterday arrested a 43 12 months old fraudster who tried to commit suicide. The suspect, reportedly a trainer from a high school in the Prawet district of Bangkok, swindled over 2 million baht from 40 college students by luring them into shopping for tour packages to Japan.
The arrest got here after one sufferer shared the problem on Twitter. The sufferer revealed that a trainer, recognized as Charat Phanyim, invited students to hitch a visit to Japan which value 50,000 baht every. He assured the scholars that his household owned a travel company, and every thing can be well prepared.
On Nothing to it of the trip, Charat requested everybody to fulfill at Suvarnabhumi Airport three hours earlier than the flight. However, he disappeared when they arrived on the airport, leaving the scholars and their mother and father stranded.
They then checked with the airline and discovered that the scheduled flight was full with out their names on the booking lists. The damage was reported to be over 2 million baht.
Another sufferer commented on the publish saying…
“The damage was over 2 million baht. Students sat and waited at the airport for two to 3 hours to seek out out that they have been scammed. The school should be more cautious. I trusted the college and thought every thing might be fantastic.”
KhaoSod reported that the school refused to offer data to the media, however some victims had filed a grievance on the Prawet Police Station.
The CIB managed to arrest Charat while he was driving on the road within the central province of Pitsanulok. The officers found a charcoal stove on the passenger seat which Charat admitted he was going to use to kill himself. A suicide letter was discovered in the car as properly.
Charat was taken to a close-by police service unit for additional questioning, the place he confessed to the crime, stating that he committed the fraud because of financial difficulties. He additionally revealed that he had deliberate to commit suicide due to his guilt.
The costs towards Charat have not been issued yet, in accordance with the report on ThaiRath..

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