Crime

Thai man goes to prison to grant his girlfriend in Sisaket her heart’s desire – him out of her life

Thai man goes to prison to grant his girlfriend in Sisaket her heart’s desire – him out of her life

August 20, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Police arrested the Thai man in the northeastern province of Sisaket before 2 pm on Monday as he attempted to rob a gold shop. Police… Read More ›

Gold company director in Bangkok arrested by police on Saturday over ฿100 million in losses

Gold company director in Bangkok arrested by police on Saturday over ฿100 million in losses

August 19, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Dr Ae or Chanut Srisang was transferred to the custody of Khon Kaen police who are investigating a series of complaints against him from several… Read More ›

Aussie biker gang boss on bail turned away from Thailand by immigration as he arrived on holidays

Aussie biker gang boss on bail turned away from Thailand by immigration as he arrived on holidays

August 18, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Australia criminal linked to murders and famous for his refusal to speak or assist the police. He is the boss of the Comancheros bikers gang,… Read More ›

Thai police offer reward to fellow officers in Laos for the arrest of two gold shop armed robbers

Thai police offer reward to fellow officers in Laos for the arrest of two gold shop armed robbers

August 17, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Authorities are satisfied that the men are hiding across Thailand’s borders and will be attempting to sell some of the nearly ฿9 million in gold… Read More ›

American on fraud charges in Thailand claims he was duped into acting as the scam’s ‘western face’

American on fraud charges in Thailand claims he was duped into acting as the scam’s ‘western face’

August 17, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

American’s family in Richmond Texas are calling on US politicians including President Trump to help. Derrick Keller moved to China with his wife Tanya in… Read More ›

Thai wife insane with jealousy sets husband alight in karaoke bar horror show on Thursday night

Thai wife insane with jealousy sets husband alight in karaoke bar horror show on Thursday night

August 16, 2019

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Police were called to the scene at 11.30 pm and found the man in severe pain on the ground. His wife surrendered to authorities on… Read More ›

Kiwi taken into custody on drug charges in Chiang Mai after police raided his bar and restaurant

Kiwi taken into custody on drug charges in Chiang Mai after police raided his bar and restaurant

August 15, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

The kiwi has been named as Michael Holt and has also charged with working illegally in Thailand while holding a retirement visa. He is being… Read More ›

US teacher Matthew Hall extradited from Thailand in 2017 pleads guilty before a court in Alabama

US teacher Matthew Hall extradited from Thailand in 2017 pleads guilty before a court in Alabama

August 14, 2019

Crime, Culture, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

As Thai police moved to arrest and deport another American teacher with a history of sex abuse this week in the northern Thai province of… Read More ›

Patience running out for American in Chiang Mai who vandalised 3 cars but has no money to pay for damages

Patience running out for American in Chiang Mai who vandalised 3 cars but has no money to pay for damages

August 13, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police and prosecutors are offering 34-year-old Jesse Edward Lee the opportunity to pay compensation to the victims of the crime and avoid criminal prosecution… Read More ›

Thai drug dealers go high tech with online social media accounts the key mode of distribution

Thai drug dealers go high tech with online social media accounts the key mode of distribution

August 13, 2019

Crime, Economy, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

In July, Thai police chiefs issued stern warnings to logistics and transport companies in Thailand on their role and responsibilities in combating this new and… Read More ›

25-year-old Thai woman in plot to murder her mother outlined by police in Bangkok last Friday

25-year-old Thai woman in plot to murder her mother outlined by police in Bangkok last Friday

August 11, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Young woman’s husband was jailed in April for possession of drugs. She confessed to police that she had hired two hitmen to kill her mother… Read More ›

22-year-old Satun man arrested in Korat after attempting to rob two diamond rings for true love 

22-year-old Satun man arrested in Korat after attempting to rob two diamond rings for true love 

August 9, 2019

Crime, Culture, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The young man’s fantasy came crashing down as he ran headlong into a shopping mall door and was pounced upon by security officers. A senior… Read More ›

UK paedo arrested on Wednesday was living in Pattaya with a Thai wife and her daughters – held in custody

UK paedo arrested on Wednesday was living in Pattaya with a Thai wife and her daughters – held in custody

August 8, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

On Wednesday as Thai police officers arrived at the UK man’s home in the Bang Lamung area of Pattaya he happily showed them his PC… Read More ›

Rapid progress being made on Bangkok bomb probe with 9 suspects already being held by police

Rapid progress being made on Bangkok bomb probe with 9 suspects already being held by police

August 6, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Police have identified a house used by the attackers in Pathum Thani and have questioned taxi drivers who ferried some of the bombers to and… Read More ›

Chinese pickpockets staying in hostels as backpacker visitors targeting tourists in Bangkok 

Chinese pickpockets staying in hostels as backpacker visitors targeting tourists in Bangkok 

August 5, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

At the end of July, the tourist police force in Bangkok began a training programme for volunteers to work with existing officers on the streets… Read More ›

Pattaya’s Canadian hellraiser tells police he has ‘suicidal tendencies’ as he taunts officers in cuffs

Pattaya’s Canadian hellraiser tells police he has ‘suicidal tendencies’ as he taunts officers in cuffs

August 4, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

45-year-old Candian highlights the lack of psychiatric care for foreigners in Thailand who at times lose their mental capacity and become a danger to themselves… Read More ›

Bizarre coincidence as schoolboys cause Friday’s Bangkok bomb that put workers in hospital

Bizarre coincidence as schoolboys cause Friday’s Bangkok bomb that put workers in hospital

August 4, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The series of fires that preceded the bombs on Friday may pose serious questions for security chiefs in Thailand as it has emerged that they… Read More ›

Arrested: Woman in Singburi using fake online profile to pose as the daughter of Thai Army boss

Arrested: Woman in Singburi using fake online profile to pose as the daughter of Thai Army boss

August 3, 2019

Crime, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

26-year-old Wanida Thongtum was detained by Crime Suppression Division officers on Friday at a resort in Singburi province. The woman created a spurious closed LINE… Read More ›

Two Muslim men questioned as security officials link Friday’s bombing to southern insurgency

Two Muslim men questioned as security officials link Friday’s bombing to southern insurgency

August 3, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Bombs on Friday were not designed to kill and maim civilians but rather to cause panic and disruption. A top police officer who investigated the… Read More ›

Bombs and fires set off in Bangkok designed to cause early morning terror in the Thai capital

Bombs and fires set off in Bangkok designed to cause early morning terror in the Thai capital

August 2, 2019

Crime, Media, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Bangkok is hosting a high profile ASEAN summit of foreign ministers at this time attended US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Police last night arrested… Read More ›