Thai woman loses 100,000 baht to on-line dating scammer

A forty two year old Thai girl warned others about the hazard of on-line relationship scams after she lost valuables value a hundred,000 baht to a man she met on social media on Tuesday.
The victim, Natthamon reached out to Channel 3 urging the media to unfold her story to warn different folks looking for a companion via on-line relationship functions or social media. Natthamon stated she had simply opened as a lot as a 40 12 months old man named Tong but ended up shedding all her cash to him.
Natthamon revealed that she met Tong on Facebook about 5 days earlier than the incident. They talked with each other daily after that. Tong knowledgeable her that he was single as a result of his wife passed away a long time ago. Natthamon stated she was additionally single and noticed that Tong had the potential to be a great boyfriend.
Natthamon defined that Tong expressed emotions for her. He mentioned he favored Natthamon as a end result of she was hard-working and diligent. He despatched her more and more romantic messages. He added that he did not care about her monetary status or appearance.
The couple then carried on chatting on the LINE utility, messaging and video calls. Tong even despatched her an image of a wedding ceremony and mentioned he hoped they would make it to their wedding ceremony day.
After 4 days of online conversation, Tong requested Natthamon to meet him in Bangkok and journey collectively. She agreed and travelled through a mini-bus from Koh Chang in Trat province to meet him at Ekkamai Bus Terminal in Bangkok on Sunday.
Tong booked a hotel in Sukhumvit for them and paid for everything. On the second night time, Tong took her to a restaurant within the Payathai district. They drank three bottles of wine and three bottles of beer. She was very drunk that night time and fell asleep immediately after arriving at the resort.
Natthamon woke at 5am and Tong was gone with all of her valuables, together with 25,000 baht in cash, a 15 grammes gold necklace, a buddha amulet in a gold body, a gold bracelet, and three gold rings. A total cost of about 100,000 baht.
Natthamon contacted Tong at 7am. He informed her that he was at one other resort and would choose her up. She waited until 9am, but Tong remained silent. She realised that she had been robbed so visited Payathai Police Station to file a complaint.
Natthamon left a message to Tong by way of Channel 3 saying…
“I opened up to Tong as a outcome of I appreciated how he talked to me and said he would care for me. I am a single mom and needed someone to care for me. All of the belongings are important to me. I actually have to pay tuition fees for my youngster on April 2 and have to repay my mother’s financial institution debt. Please give them back to me. Unusual will forgive every thing you did.”
The police haven’t but updated any growth on the case. Natthamon nonetheless retains attempting to contact Tong via all social media channels but he has not responded..

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