Surin lottery vendors seek probe into B400m fraud

A group of lottery vendors in Surin lodges a complaint with Pol Col Akkharaphol Boonyopassadam, deputy chief of the Department of Special Investigation, to investigate the alleged lottery investment fraud. (Photo by Apichit Jinakul)

A group of lottery vendors in Surin province has lodged a complaint with the Department of Special Investigation over an alleged lottery sale fraud which caused damage worth about 400 million baht to over 100 vendors.

Anon Chuesattabongkot, a lawyer, on Tuesday led lottery vendor Samit Siewsa-nguan and a number of people to lodge a petition with Pol Col Akkharaphol Boonyopassadam to investigate the alleged fraud.

They claimed to have been duped into investing in government lottery tickets and wanted the DSI to handle their case as a special investigation.

Mr Samit said a…

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