Woman arrested for promoting ghost SIM cards to legal gangs

Police within the northern province of Tak arrested a Thai lady for offering ghost SIM playing cards which have been registered by utilizing the identification cards of migrant employees. Police revealed they confiscated 4,397 of the registered ghost SIM playing cards.
Triple was made at present, May 19, by the Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau, following the current arrest of a fifty nine 12 months outdated Thai man named Somchai and his two migrant workers who had been caught promoting registered ghost SIM cards on Wednesday, May 17.
The arrest led to the Facebook account of a Thai girl, 38 12 months old Thanaporn, who offered the ghost SIM cards on-line and had over three,500 followers. Officers raided her house in Tak at present and confiscated 4,397 ready-to-use SIM cards, 20 cell phones, a Smith & Wesson .22 calibre revolver, and 50 bullets.
Thanaporn admitted to her actions and confessed that she had been utilizing the identification playing cards of migrant employees and foreigners who stayed in Thailand to register and activate the SIM cards. The SIM cards were largely sold to call centres in neighbouring countries and to the legal gangs that function on-line playing.
Thanaporn revealed that she had been doing this for over six years and offered 1000’s of registered SIM cards earlier than the arrest. After studying that the authorities were cracking down on unlawful SIM playing cards, she intended to hide the remaining playing cards. However, she was arrested earlier than she may proceed. Officers estimated that more than 10,000 SIM playing cards were used for these activities.
Thanaporn will face a penalty of imprisonment from two to 5 years, a fine from 200,000 to 500,000 baht or both for promoting and promoting telephone numbers which are registered with unidentified customers. She was also charged with possessing a gun without permission which can lead to a penalty of imprisonment for as much as 10 years, a fantastic of as much as 20,000 baht, or each..

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