VICTIMS of a stock Ponzi scheme have raised 2 million baht reward for anyone giving clues to the whereabouts of a popular Youtuber who has disappeared after allegedly swindling them out of over 2 billion baht in investment, Naewna newspaper said.
The YouTuber, Ms. “Natty” Natthamon Kongchak, who was previously a singer who debuted in South Korea, is believed to have fled the country.
Representatives of the over 30 victims went with their lawyer Mr. Paisan Ruangrit to the Central Investigation Bureau to request that Crime Suppression Division police investigate this case.
Some of the swindled investors, including Nokki and Khun Fah who put up the reward for tips on her whereabout, another victim named Eve, and Angie who coordinated the drawing of investment funds for Natty, spoke about this case on Mr. “Noom” Kanchai Kammutplay’s TV Channel 3 programme at at 12.35 p.m. today.
Natty, 29, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications arts from Rangsit University. She shot to fame as a net idol on Socialcam, a mobile social video application for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone, that was launched on March 7, 2011 and ended on October 28, 2015.
She also has a passion for dance cover and Korean songs and pushed herself until she succeeded in debuting in South Korea with two of her songs being “So What” and “I’m Gonna Catch Ya,” TnnThailand.com said.
Popular YouTuber “Natty” Natthamon Kongchak who is accused of running a Ponzi scheme. The Thai headline says, “Bounty climbs! Investors pool in 2 million baht for tips on Natty.” Photo: Naewna