Popular Thai Actor and Siblings Plead Not Guilty in $24 Million Bitcoin Fraud

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Three Thai siblings who are being prosecuted for defrauding a 21-year-old Finnish investor of bitcoin worth 797 million baht (approximately US$24 million) in the Criminal Court of Bangkok have pleaded “not guilty” for the charges. At the hearing, prosecutors accused the siblings, Prinya, Supitcha and popular Thai actor Jiratpisit Jaravijit of convincing […]

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Victim Withdraws Complaint Against 2 Suspects

The 22-year-old Finnish investor who was defrauded of 5,564 bitcoins in Thailand has agreed to withdraw his complaint against two key suspects. According to the deputy commander of Thailand’s Crime Suppression Division, Chakrit Sawasdee, a complaint against prominent Stock Exchange of Thailand trader, Prasit Srisuwan, and a majority shareholder of tech firm Expay Software Co, […]

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Thailand’s Largest Movie Theater Chain Will Accept Cryptocurrency

Major Cineplex, Thailand’s largest movie theater operator, is integrating cryptocurrency payments to allow movie-goers to buy everything from tickets to popcorn with bitcoin and other digital currencies. The endeavor follows a partnership with Swiss fintech developer RapidzPay wherein the multiplex operator will deploy a digital payment ecosystem built by the latter firm to ingrate cryptocurrency […]

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