Kim Woong, 38, left, a Korean nationwide desired for scams in his house nation, is questioned by Chon Buri cops after his arrest on Monday night. (Picture by Chaiyot Pupattanapong)

CHON BURI: A South Korean desired for supposed scams in his house nation was apprehended on Monday night at a condo on Pattaya-Na Kluea Roadway in Bang Lamung district, Pol Maj Gen Nanthachat Supphamongkol, chief of provincial cops, stated on Tuesday.

Kim Woong, 38, is the topic of an Interpol red notification, he stated.

The regional cops had actually looked out to his existence in Pattaya city, which caused him being detained on Monday night, stated Pol Maj Gen Nanthachat.

The South Korean embassy in Thailand had actually called the Royal Thai Authorities foreign affairs department after the Interpol red notification was published on March 4.

Mr Kim is implicated of tricking a business in South Korea out of the equivalent of about 75 million baht. He supposedly contracted to provide it with 2,200 electronic masks, however had actually not satisfied it, Pol Maj Gen Nanthachat.

The suspect had actually not returned the cash and rather left into Thailand to conceal.

Mr Kim had actually rejected all charges when he was apprehended in Pattaya, Pol Maj Gen Nanthachat stated. He dealt with extradition to South Korea for trial.

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