Malaysians Caught In Online Casino Bust
Phnom Penh: Authorities cracked down on an illegal online casino site in Chbar Ampov district, Phnom Penh, on November 5, 2019, owned by Kim An, a 21-year-old female.
Technology experts are investigating and following links to such casinos, along with mobile and online gaming groups. After the investigation, the technical force of the Anti-technology Department identified the suspect’s location and arrested four Malaysian suspects, also confiscating promotional material, a computer and several mobile units. *Photos also appear to show young women at the scene, but are not mentioned.
The suspects and exhibits are currently being prepared for transfer to Phnom Penh Municipal Court for legal action.
Please note that people have received Facebook messages promoting gambling, but all types of online betting are illegal.
Lt. Gen. Chea Pov, director of the Anti-technology Department, called on Cambodians if they receive a message on Facebook to immediately report it to law enforcement. KBN