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Thai police bust 400,000 SIM card Chinese ‘click farm’


Click farms are just one of many online scams that have proliferated in recent years and become a major scourge for social media giants. — AFP

Click farms are just one of many online scams that have proliferated in recent years and become a major scourge for social media giants. — AFP

BANGKOK: Three Chinese men were detained in Thailand on June 13 after police discovered they were running a ‘click farm’ from a house near the Cambodian border to generate likes for Chinese products on social media. 

The trio was arrested on June 11 after police raided their rental home and discovered a rack of some 500 smartphones hooked up to a computer. 

   

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