The 32-year-old suspect has been as named Kim Changhook and is a member of a group running a telecommunication scam in China.
The group were making random calls to Korean victims during which they pretended to be staff members of KB Bank and offered loans with low interest rates. Their aim was to entice the victims into transferring money to their bank accounts.
The nation had been asked to co-operate with Interpol’s investigation in an effort to find the suspect as police forces had noticed that he had gone on the run to foreign countries after being charged.
The Korean suspect was successfully arrested after being detected hiding at his half-brothers’ aprartment in My Dinh ward of Hanoi.
Police in the capital then handed over the Korean suspect to Korean authorities at Noi Bai International Airport on March 18.