Crime

Senior police in Thong Lor removed from duty and facing charges after extortion of arrested French man

Senior police in Thong Lor removed from duty and facing charges after extortion of arrested French man

December 29, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

French man paid ฿245,000 to the girlfriend of a Thai Indian friend at his apartment after being released from custody in October to have charges… Read More ›

Assets of brothel bosses sequestered by Thai court which deemed them illicit proceeds of vice and crime

Assets of brothel bosses sequestered by Thai court which deemed them illicit proceeds of vice and crime

December 27, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Over 4 men were sentenced to prison terms in excess of 16 years in August 2018, seven months after the raid. An investigation into the… Read More ›

Police officer charged with attempted murder after shooting a businessman guarding his mother at an ATM

Police officer charged with attempted murder after shooting a businessman guarding his mother at an ATM

December 27, 2019

Crime, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Early morning confrontation began when the policeman on a motorbike accosted the 73-year-old woman while she was conducting ATM transactions in front of a bank… Read More ›

Two Americans detained at Suvarnabhumi Airport weeks apart with a single bullet in their luggage

Two Americans detained at Suvarnabhumi Airport weeks apart with a single bullet in their luggage

December 26, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

Both men have expressed shock at being detained and claimed no knowledge of guns or ammunition. One is still in Thailand awaiting a court hearing… Read More ›

Police raid on Saraburi factory on Christmas Eve saw owner and henchman arrested for murder

Police raid on Saraburi factory on Christmas Eve saw owner and henchman arrested for murder

December 25, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Klinkaysorn Wongsing’s white Nissan Pulsar car emerged from the water on the 9th of December. It brought to light a murder which police now believe… Read More ›

Pattaya bar girl jumps to her death after heated row with her foreign boyfriend on her birthday

Pattaya bar girl jumps to her death after heated row with her foreign boyfriend on her birthday

December 23, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police were called to a bar where the woman, her boyfriend and family members had visited after a celebratory birthday meal. The young woman appeared… Read More ›

Mother claims skeleton in a submerged car in Saraburi is her murdered 36-year-old daughter

Mother claims skeleton in a submerged car in Saraburi is her murdered 36-year-old daughter

December 11, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

56-year-old Lathom Wongsing told the press on Monday that she had entered Phra Phutthabat Temple recently to ask that her daughter, who went missing with… Read More ›

Black-hearted son murders his police officer father who berated him for being a waster over internet gaming

Black-hearted son murders his police officer father who berated him for being a waster over internet gaming

December 9, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Patricide in Surat Thani: Son is being detained at the Surat Thani juvenile centre where he is being interviewed by specialists and police officers after… Read More ›

Irishman viciously attacked near Go-Go bar by 10 man gang on his first night in Pattaya over dispute 

Irishman viciously attacked near Go-Go bar by 10 man gang on his first night in Pattaya over dispute 

December 9, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

Police in Pattaya are appealing to tourists to make contact with police in the event of a dispute or disagreement in any bar or entertainment… Read More ›

Murder of a Bangkok prostitute shows how Thailand must deal with violence against women

Murder of a Bangkok prostitute shows how Thailand must deal with violence against women

December 7, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

This week’s survey saw Thailand emerge as one of the world’s most dangerous countries based primarily on violence meted out to women by intimate partners… Read More ›

Evil drugs trade in Songkhla sees Thai woman burned alive by her family for 300 grams of ice missing in village

Evil drugs trade in Songkhla sees Thai woman burned alive by her family for 300 grams of ice missing in village

December 6, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

On Thursday evening police in the southern province of Songkhla applied to the provincial court for the arrest of four relatives including a husband and… Read More ›

Bullman still on the run now to be charged by Thai police with murder after crime case review in Phuket

Bullman still on the run now to be charged by Thai police with murder after crime case review in Phuket

December 4, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

It has been revealed that 34-year-old Bandhna Kaur Bajaj travelled to Phuket secretly in September to assist investigating Thai police in a review and reenactment… Read More ›

Disabled German robbed by stealth in Pattaya by a thief that he took to be a kind hearted woman offering a hand

Disabled German robbed by stealth in Pattaya by a thief that he took to be a kind hearted woman offering a hand

December 3, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

German with waking impairment told police that the woman gave him a hearty hug after helping him on his way to a restaurant. He only… Read More ›

Visitors warned of the deadly danger of working in Thailand without a proper visa and valid work permit 

Visitors warned of the deadly danger of working in Thailand without a proper visa and valid work permit 

December 3, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Personal, Thailand:

The Thai Immigration Bureau is right now in the middle of another crackdown. This means near-daily stories of foreigners being detained and caught up in… Read More ›

Songkhla teacher killed his ex-girlfriend in a murderous rage after she spurned his love in car meeting

Songkhla teacher killed his ex-girlfriend in a murderous rage after she spurned his love in car meeting

December 1, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Violent rage of ex-boyfriend left the young 29-year-old teacher with stab wounds to her face and torso. Her killer, a 26-year-old man also a teacher,… Read More ›

Parents call for the execution of man who murdered two young teachers at their Rayong home for a motorbike

Parents call for the execution of man who murdered two young teachers at their Rayong home for a motorbike

November 30, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

It is being reported that the young teaching couple made a complaint to police in Rayong recently after receiving threats from a football betting concern… Read More ›

Pattaya police arrest 6 people in major drugs raid on a house linked to Aussie crime gang network

Pattaya police arrest 6 people in major drugs raid on a house linked to Aussie crime gang network

November 29, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Australian bikie gangs increasingly involved in the international drug trade business using Thailand as a base to supply drugs to Australia and worldwide from southern… Read More ›

Pattaya’s Russian tourists targeted by motorcycle snatch gang as the city’s hotels struggle with lower occupancy

Pattaya’s Russian tourists targeted by motorcycle snatch gang as the city’s hotels struggle with lower occupancy

November 27, 2019

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

At a reception on Tuesday attended by the Governor of the Thailand Tourism Authority in Pattaya, a recycling initiative was launched by a Thai company… Read More ›

Father in law brutally executes his son and law over a 3-year grudge in Nakhon Si Thammarat province

Father in law brutally executes his son and law over a 3-year grudge in Nakhon Si Thammarat province

November 26, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

A two-year-old little Thai girl saw her grandfather kill her father in a violent attack when he came to her grandparents to bring his family… Read More ›

Online child abuse is being exploited as a business opportunity by some Thai porn barons with networks

Online child abuse is being exploited as a business opportunity by some Thai porn barons with networks

November 25, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai investors had purchased the platform as a group set up in Russia and hosted on the popular Russian social network VK. The man arrested… Read More ›