Jul 4, 2022: Pi and Pansuk allegedly leave Singapore by hiding in the container compartment of a Malaysia-registered lorry.
Jul 13, 2022: Lorry driver Mohamed Alias, 40, is arrested for helping Pi and Pansuk leave the country illegally.
Jul 15, 2022: Alias is charged with helping Pansuk to leave the country.
Jul 20, 2022: The Singapore Police Force (SPF) releases the names of the couple. Police confirm that arrest warrants and Interpol red notices have been issued against Pi and Pansuk.
At least 180 reports involving Tradenation and Tradeluxury have been made since June, said the police.
According to Interpol, red notices are issued for fugitives wanted either for prosecution or to serve a sentence. It is a request to law enforcement agencies worldwide to locate and provisionally arrest a person, pending extradition, surrender or similar legal action.
SPF also confirms that it is working with foreign law enforcement agencies to trace the couple and the criminal proceeds.
The Law Ministry says it has suspended Tradenation’s registration due to ongoing police investigations.
The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) confirms that the couple fled the country by hiding in the container compartment of a lorry.