Thai police also seized 51 mobile phones, a computer, dozens of bank account books, ATM cards and cash.
Police say the case was being investigated under the Penal Code for cheating.
Up to 86pct worried about identity theft; peninsular residents more concerned about data security issues.
CCID head Amar Singh says over half its commercial crime cases this year involve scams by cybercrime syndicates.
They were involved in the Macau scam syndicate targeting Malaysians, Thai police say.
She was told to transfer the cash in order to clear her name from alleged drug trafficking and money laundering offences.
The syndicate targeted Malaysians and was high on the Malaysian police's wanted list.
Penang police chief A Thaiveegan says scammers usually pose as bank, police or court officers.
LETTER | We must stay vigilant to avoid losing money to scammers.
More and more M'sians involved in 'Macau scams' languishing in Thai prisons.
The 19-year-old arrested after a raid on a condo in Bangkok, where a Malaysian woman was rescued.
Cops say scammers posed as bank, court or police officers over the phone.