Thailand to extradite alleged Malaysian scammer to China

Confidential ordered a wanted alleged Malaysian scammer to be extradited to China to face expenses related to fraud on Wednesday.
Both Malaysia and China requested the repatriation of Tedy Teow Wooi Huat, the founder of the Mobility Beyond Imagination Group (MBI), after he was allegedly linked to numerous scams, reports the Straits Times.
Penang-born Teow attended a virtual court docket listening to on Wednesday from inside Bangkok Remand Prison where he is currently detained. He came on camera in his brown jail uniform and face masks accompanied by prison officers.
Police in Beijing want to query Teow after four hundred buyers 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 last year stated to be linked to Teow and his two sons.
The syndicate allegedly arrange pretend companies to launder dirty cash which they used to buy high-end properties in Malaysia and Thailand.
Allegedly, the scammers in Macau defrauded folks of so much money that they didn’t know what to do with it. So, they allegedly invested greater than 2.5 billion baht (336 million Malaysian Ringgits) into cryptocurrency.
On July 21 final yr, 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 greater 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?”
The courtroom mentioned Teow has 30 days to attraction the court’s choice..

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