Forex lessons, Chaiwut, urgent discussion, 3 sides, urgent online crime solving
On 21 September, Mr Chaiwut Thanakmanusorn, Minister of Digital Economy and Society (DES), chaired the meeting of the Committee on Preventing, Suppressing and Solving Online Crime No. 4/2565, together with relevant agencies such as the Technology Crime Investigation Police Headquarters ( Ed. PHOT) or the Cyber Police Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Bank of Thailand (BOT), etc., to find solutions to the problem of the most common online crimes, such as foreign exchange / currency speculation through online platforms (Forex-3D). ) Scam or Pyramid Clicking the link will cause the money to be transferred out of the account, etc.
Mr Chaiwut said For a summary of answers as follows: 1. Website or social media. Which advertises or invites investment, trading, trading / speculation in foreign currency (FX) is an offense under the Foreign Exchange Control Act. Bank of Thailand (BOT), because this business must be under the supervision of the Bank of Thailand and licensed. while currently there has never been a license To operate a money exchange business on an online/social platform, therefore, if this behavior is detected, it is illegal. Or social media, there are advertisements, fraudulent solicitation of investments or tricking people into depositing money in foreign currency. Solicitation to sell/speculate on foreign currency (FX) by promising unusually high returns is an offence. Fraudulent Public Loan Act
2. Web/Social Investment Scams From the discussions with the SEC representatives, it was confirmed that the SEC has the power to supervise only those securities. where the law has power The latest includes digital assets too. In the case of other assets, such as in the case of Turtle Farm mushrooms, the SEC will not be able to oversee this type of scam. can use the power of a Royal Decree on Lending Due to the behavior of inviting investment and having a high substitution effect
“From discussions with all parties together today Preventive measures for the above two problems have also been completed. The Ministry of Digital Affairs will use a social listening system, which collects user data on social media. To send them to the BOT and the SEC to check whether they are licensed operators or not. and if found to be illegal on the web/social proceed with the process of co-ordinating the court order to shut down those websites/social media immediately by the Computer Crime Act authority,” said Mr Chaiwut.
and 3. Scamming money from accounts through mobile apps. Who checked with the Bank of Thailand to find that it really happened. because the victims believe Click to open the link sent by scammers via mobile phone. Make him control the mobile from a distance (remote control) by the Crooks to see the information displayed on the victim’s mobile screen, causing the OTP to hack the code used in online transactions. and can transfer money from the account through the app
Currently, the Bank of Thailand has notified all commercial banks. In order to improve the mobile banking system to immediately turn off the money transfer system when the mobile phone number is found to be remotely hacked, currently, there are 2 banks that have already improved, Kasikorn Bank. and Krung Thai Bank So, I would like to ask for cooperation with other commercial banks. Speed up the update.
“In the past, there have been online investment scams. Using social channels to attract investments Influencers, celebrities, celebrities with followers are used. cause widespread public interest and make people believe to come together to invest until widespread damage To prevent problems if the SEC, BOT, or any other agency encounters fraudulent behavior Illegal fundraising from the public rush to check collection evidence Please send the Digital Ministry to speed up the siege before causing trouble to the general public,” said Chaiwut.