Police in Bali, Indonesia have announced that they have arrested 48 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals in an online gambling bust.
The raid was made by police, who seized 35 laptops, 27 mobile phones, 85 WiFi routers, 59 modems, a CCTV system and memory sticks as evidence. The police also said that several of the suspects had incorrect immigration documents, and will likely be deported after serving their sentences.
"We need to investigate further regarding how they operate. So far, I am quite sure that they don't only operate in Indonesia but also in other countries," an immigration official said regarding the raid.
Gambling is banned in Indonesia, but that hasn't stopped crime rings from offering wagers on sporting events or casino games, as the populace has a demand for the service.