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Passports of the affected foreigners from the fraud committed by a former employee of a language school in Pattaya.

A former employee of a language school in Pattaya has been arrested on suspicion of scamming foreigners with visa extensions.

According to police, around 100 foreigners each paid her 32,000 baht for visa extensions through the immigration service.

However, she failed to return the documents and did not process any extensions, resulting in many of them overstaying their legal stay in the country.

Passports of the affected foreigners from the fraud committed by a former employee of a language school in Pattaya.

The arrested individual, 33-year-old Supawadee Tongnoi, denies the accusations, claiming she attempted to facilitate the visa extensions.

At the time of her arrest, more than 40 passports belonging to foreigners were found in her possession, with some returned to their owners.

Pattaya police and the Chonburi immigration service are working to address the issues with affected foreigners to avoid potential fines and deportations for overstaying in Thailand.

The language school where Supawadee previously worked released a statement, stating that she was terminated in early November, and they bear no responsibility for her actions and the resulting losses.

The school's name is not disclosed pending the ongoing investigation.

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