Thailand to extradite alleged Malaysian scammer to China

A Thai court ordered a wanted alleged Malaysian scammer to be extradited to China to face expenses associated to fraud on Wednesday.
Both Malaysia and China requested the repatriation of Tedy Teow Wooi Huat, the founding father of the Mobility Beyond Imagination Group (MBI), after he was allegedly linked to quite a few scams, stories the Straits Times.
Penang-born Teow attended a digital courtroom listening to on Wednesday from inside Bangkok Remand Prison the place he is currently detained. He got here on digicam in his brown prison uniform and face masks accompanied by prison officers.
Police in Beijing need to question Teow after four hundred traders in China got here together to file a lawsuit in a bid to get well 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 have been allegedly cheated by the MBI’s pyramid scheme.
Malaysian police cracked a rink of scammers in Macau final year stated to be linked to Teow and his two sons.
The syndicate allegedly arrange pretend corporations to launder soiled money which they used to purchase high-end properties in Malaysia and Thailand.
Allegedly, the scammers in Macau defrauded folks 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 final year, Thai police raided an MBI office in Dannok, Sadao, close to the border of Malaysia and arrested Teow.
Teow was detained and put in police custody the place he stayed for more than 180 days now.
During the court listening to on Wednesday, the accused was reportedly calm all through.
After the court ordered Teow to be extradited to China, he requested, “Can I appeal?”
Running out mentioned Teow has 30 days to appeal the court’s decision..

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