Lawyer Ronnarong Kaewphet, centre, and complainants who invested in Foreign exchange-3d, which purports to be a international alternate operation and gives a 10% month-to-month return, file their complaints on the headquarters of the Division of Particular Investigation in Bangkok on Friday. (Picture by King-oua Laohong)
About 100 individuals visited the Division of Particular Investigation on Friday and complained they believe a international alternate firm they invested with is a 40-billion-baht pyramid scheme.
They have been accompanied by lawyer Ronnarong Kaewphet, who mentioned they have been purchasers of “Foreign exchange-3d”, they usually wished the DSI to just accept the case for investigation as a result of feared big harm.
The corporate appeared to function like an actual entity as a result of it required its prospects to file written requests for “dividends” and watch for its “board of administrators” to approve the fee, Mr Ronnarong mentioned. Nonetheless, funds to its prospects stopped in April and Could.
Mr Ronnarong mentioned based on the Foreign exchange-3d web site it had about 30,000 members dwelling in Thailand and overseas, and a revolving fund of about 40 billion baht. It required every member to take a position a minimal 50,000 baht and provided a 10% month-to-month return.
“These individuals requested the DSI to assist by verifying the enterprise of the corporate… Some stars who posed for photographs with its CEO ought to make clear in the event that they know him personally, or have been employed for promotion. Followers of the celebs invested in it, following their favorite stars,” Mr Ronnarong mentioned.
A girl who gave her title as Peeraporn mentioned she had not thought the corporate was a ponzi scheme as a result of it had been working for 4 years. She invested a six-digit sum in it.
DSI director-general Paisit Wongmuang mentioned officers would rapidly ferret out the information within the case, and then determine whether or not to take up the complaints for additional investigation.
Foreign exchange-3d promotes itself as a privately owned on-line dealer.