Crime

Jordanian father who killed his son in Pattaya was obsessed about the child’s impact on his finances

Jordanian father who killed his son in Pattaya was obsessed about the child’s impact on his finances

March 15, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

According to little Omar’s uncle in Jordan, the holiday to Thailand was a ruse to get his wife and child out of the local jurisdiction… Read More ›

Japanese man arrested by Thai police in Yukazu linked plot to smuggle drugs out of Thailand

Japanese man arrested by Thai police in Yukazu linked plot to smuggle drugs out of Thailand

March 13, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

This is the second such incident in the last three months or so, involving an attempt to use a drug mule and hardened crystal ice… Read More ›

Raging Jordanian father bound toddler’s legs to walker, dumped him at a Pattaya pier and returned to hotel

Raging Jordanian father bound toddler’s legs to walker, dumped him at a Pattaya pier and returned to hotel

March 12, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police discovered what happened to a missing 2 year old Jordanian boy yesterday when a speedboat operator discovered the body of the 2 year… Read More ›

Bizarre antics of hippie western foreigners in Chiang Mai draws attention online and on TV news

Bizarre antics of hippie western foreigners in Chiang Mai draws attention online and on TV news

March 11, 2019

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

Thailand draws a lot of hippie westerners. This week in Chiang Mai, one American man took the carefree lifestyle a step too far when he… Read More ›

Teacher and friends sent to jail by a Thai court for telling lies over a 2005 car crash and subsequent conviction

Teacher and friends sent to jail by a Thai court for telling lies over a 2005 car crash and subsequent conviction

March 6, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Appeal to exonerate her name ends in disaster for a former Thai teacher, 57 year old Jomsap Saenmuangkhot, as she jailed for 8 years as a… Read More ›

Kiwi who created a $50 million ‘legal high’ drugs empire in New Zealand dies in Thai prison after visa arrest

Kiwi who created a $50 million ‘legal high’ drugs empire in New Zealand dies in Thai prison after visa arrest

March 4, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Sad end for a Kiwi who was trail blazer in the world of synthetic drugs or ‘legal highs’ nearly a decade ago in New Zealand.… Read More ›

Thai man arrested for blackmail scheme targeting Thai women whom he paid to send him sex clips

Thai man arrested for blackmail scheme targeting Thai women whom he paid to send him sex clips

March 2, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Evil Thai man terrorised up to 200 Thai women with his blackmail scheme after he paid them cash  to send him sexually explicit video clips… Read More ›

Older foreigners arrested in Thailand this week one an international pimp and a German man who killed his wife

Older foreigners arrested in Thailand this week one an international pimp and a German man who killed his wife

February 28, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Two elderly foreigners arrested in Thailand this week. Two strange cases. A Dutch man with a five year visa over stay and ฿22 million in… Read More ›

UK beauty spot may have disguised the grim murder of a Thai bride from Udon Thani for over a decade

UK beauty spot may have disguised the grim murder of a Thai bride from Udon Thani for over a decade

February 27, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

In September 2004 a mystery emerged on the hills above a small, remote village in Yorkshire when the body of what police then believed to… Read More ›

Supernatural lover taken into custody by Thai police in Chachoengsao after luring two Thai girls for sex

Supernatural lover taken into custody by Thai police in Chachoengsao after luring two Thai girls for sex

February 26, 2019

Crime, Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

When a Thai mother reported that her daughter, an 18 year Thai girl, had run off with a fortune teller last Friday to Thai police… Read More ›

Student loses his life in Bangkok for sitting at the back of the bus as 17 year old stabs him to death

Student loses his life in Bangkok for sitting at the back of the bus as 17 year old stabs him to death

February 26, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

An 18 year old student lost his life on Sunday when he was viciously stabbed 10 times on the Bangkok 180 Bus. Based on the… Read More ›

New Thai cannabis law but recreational use is still illegal. Tricky transition period for medical users

New Thai cannabis law but recreational use is still illegal. Tricky transition period for medical users

February 25, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The media coverage of the new Thai law on the medical use of cannabis may be misleading for some foreigners in Thailand as well as… Read More ›

Brutal murder of Thai maid 7 years ago sees punishment of mistress sentenced to life in prison

Brutal murder of Thai maid 7 years ago sees punishment of mistress sentenced to life in prison

February 23, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A Thai mother received justice from a Thai court this week when her daughter’s former mistress and employer was convicted of pre meditated murder of… Read More ›

High flying Spaniard arrested for rape in Bangkok with handcuffs as Thai woman files rape complaint

High flying Spaniard arrested for rape in Bangkok with handcuffs as Thai woman files rape complaint

February 20, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Thai police are still investigating the incident that occurred last Friday at an upmarket condominium in the fashionable Thong Lor area of Bangkok. They are… Read More ›

Al Araibi could sue Australia as Thai officials suggest Bahrain’s extradition request was valid

Al Araibi could sue Australia as Thai officials suggest Bahrain’s extradition request was valid

February 19, 2019

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

The Head of Australia’s Border Force, Michael Outram, this week admitted that Australian officials indirectly caused the arrest of Hakeem Al Araibi in Thailand on November… Read More ›

Thailand leads the world in the crackdown on online romance crooks targeting Thai women online

Thailand leads the world in the crackdown on online romance crooks targeting Thai women online

February 16, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

As online dating becomes the most popular way for people in every country to find relationships, the scourge of online romance scammers or fraudsters is… Read More ›

Thai wife charged with the murder of her successful husband after Valentines Day dinner in tragic twist

Thai wife charged with the murder of her successful husband after Valentines Day dinner in tragic twist

February 15, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A romantic dinner date for St Valentines Day for a successful couple in Kalasin province with a good life turned into outright tragedy in the… Read More ›

Thai woman finds Cambodian building site worker preparing a soi dog for dinner at his construction site

Thai woman finds Cambodian building site worker preparing a soi dog for dinner at his construction site

February 14, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

A kind hearted Thai woman set out to help a street dog and found the animal being prepared as food by a Cambodian man last… Read More ›

14 wealthy loan sharks taken in by Thai police as money lending menace and debt remain a big problem

14 wealthy loan sharks taken in by Thai police as money lending menace and debt remain a big problem

February 10, 2019

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

Friday’s arrest in Bangkok of 14 loan sharks lending money at daily interest rate of up to 20% is a reminder that Thailand’s chronic personal… Read More ›

Korean international online lottery conman arrested in Bangkok by Thai police after $41 million scam

Korean international online lottery conman arrested in Bangkok by Thai police after $41 million scam

February 8, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

South Korean man led a group of 15 which set up a website allowing South Koreans play international lotteries around the world. Problems arose when… Read More ›