Thailand to repatriate Japanese woman who ran investment scheme.
The Thai authorities are expected to repatriate a Japanese woman who is on an international wanted list for allegedly running an illegal investment scheme in Japan next week.
Setsuko Yamabe is suspected of illegally raising over US$6.4mil from dozens of investors, telling them that she would return the money with high returns.
The 62-year-old, who is from Kumamoto Prefecture, had collected money for one year up to September 2015.
Yamabe is also suspected of illegally collecting some US$640,000 from two male acquaintances.