Thailand to extradite alleged Malaysian scammer to China

A Thai court docket ordered a wanted alleged Malaysian scammer to be extradited to China to face charges associated to fraud on Wednesday.
Both Malaysia and China requested the repatriation of Tedy Teow Wooi Huat, the founder of the Mobility Beyond Imagination Group (MBI), after he was allegedly linked to numerous scams, stories the Straits Times.
Value -born Teow attended a digital courtroom hearing on Wednesday from inside Bangkok Remand Prison where he is at present detained. He came on digicam in his brown prison uniform and face mask accompanied by prison officers.
Police in Beijing need to query Teow after 400 investors in China came collectively to file a lawsuit in a bid to recuperate 763 million baht (100 million Malaysian Ringgits or 156,000 Chinese Yuan) invested in Teow’s MBI Group.
In 2019, over 100 Chinese nationals staged a protest outdoors the Chinese embassy in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia after they were allegedly cheated by the MBI’s pyramid scheme.
Malaysian police cracked a rink of scammers in Macau final yr mentioned to be linked to Teow and his two sons.
The syndicate allegedly arrange pretend firms to launder soiled money which they used to buy high-end properties in Malaysia and Thailand.
Allegedly, the scammers in Macau defrauded people of a lot money that they didn’t know what to do with it. So, they allegedly invested more than 2.5 billion baht (336 million Malaysian Ringgits) into cryptocurrency.
On July 21 last yr, Thai police raided an MBI workplace in Dannok, Sadao, near the border of Malaysia and arrested Teow.
Teow was detained and put in police custody where he stayed for more than one hundred eighty days now.
During the court docket listening to on Wednesday, the accused was reportedly calm throughout.
After the court docket ordered Teow to be extradited to China, he asked, “Can I appeal?”
The court docket said Teow has 30 days to attraction the court’s determination..

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