13 warrants issued over ‘macau888’


The Criminal Court has issued arrest warrants against 13 suspects, including alleged owner Chaiwat “Benz Demon” Kajornboonthavorn, relating to the macau888 gambling network.

The Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) sought the warrants on charges including persuading others to gamble, adverting the illegal activity and money laundering, after one of its members was arrested last Friday.

Mr Chaiwat is the oldest of the so-called “four brothers”, all with the initial “Bor” who have been accused by a TV actress of operating the site.

The crackdown on the website came following a string of allegations made in a Facebook post by TV actress Arisara “Due” Thongborisut on Jan 15. Police have thanked her for coming forward.

Deputy national police chief Pol Gen Torsak Sukwimol led a…

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