Crime

Former Stark Chairman lands in Bangkok to face the music with nearly ฿15 billion in fraud losses

Former Stark Chairman lands in Bangkok to face the music with nearly ฿15 billion in fraud losses

June 23, 2024

Crime, Economy, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

Chanin Yensudjai, nabbed in Dubai and deported, faces charges for the Stark Corporation scandal that rocked the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). Authorities are ready… Read More ›

Zero-dollar tour cancer strangling Thailand’s tourism economy and poisoning its reputation abroad

Zero-dollar tour cancer strangling Thailand’s tourism economy and poisoning its reputation abroad

June 22, 2024

Crime, Economy, Living, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Zero-dollar tours are crippling Thailand’s tourism recovery. Up to 50% of Chinese tour group arrivals could be victims of these extortion rackets, spreading negative views… Read More ›

Vicious, random murder of a Belgian by a German in Hua Hin flew under the radar. Disturbing case

Vicious, random murder of a Belgian by a German in Hua Hin flew under the radar. Disturbing case

June 22, 2024

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

A Belgian tourist senselessly attacked by a German in Hua Hin died in Leuven this week. Disturbing questions arise as Thai police investigate the vicious… Read More ›

Dark web Xanax counterfeiting gang managed from Thailand smashed in the UK with 10 people convicted

Dark web Xanax counterfeiting gang managed from Thailand smashed in the UK with 10 people convicted

June 21, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police smash international drug gang: £4 million laundered, Xanax pills sold worldwide. Brian Pitts and Katie Barlow ran the operation from a luxury Thai residence… Read More ›

Case against oil smuggler may be a pup. AG official questions whether the boat arrests were legal at sea this week

Case against oil smuggler may be a pup. AG official questions whether the boat arrests were legal at sea this week

June 20, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

After arresting three escaped oil smuggling vessels, concerns rise over collusion and corruption. With no oil found, just crew, dogs, and puppies, AG official warns… Read More ›

Big Tor was reinstated but Big Joke’s fate is not yet decided. Massive internal police conflict confirmed

Big Tor was reinstated but Big Joke’s fate is not yet decided. Massive internal police conflict confirmed

June 20, 2024

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

Big Tor is reinstated but Big Joke’s fate is still uncertain. Massive internal police conflict confirmed by government legal advisor Wissanu Krea-ngam. Report supports claims… Read More ›

Fate of top cops including Big Tor and Big Joke to become clearer after Wissanu’s 11 am statement

Fate of top cops including Big Tor and Big Joke to become clearer after Wissanu’s 11 am statement

June 19, 2024

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

On Thursday, the fate of sidelined Police Chief General Torsak Sukwimol (Big Tor) and General Surachate Hakparn (Big Joke) may be decided. It comes amid… Read More ›

Calls for a wider probe into oil smuggler Joe Pattani, the owner of the pirate boats that escaped last week

Calls for a wider probe into oil smuggler Joe Pattani, the owner of the pirate boats that escaped last week

June 16, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Marine police have located three pirate oil smuggling vessels that escaped from Sattahip Marine Police Pier last week. The spotlight is now on smuggling kingpin… Read More ›

Pattaya fears massive oil slick may be linked to escaped pirate vessels with 330,000 litres of fuel aboard

Pattaya fears massive oil slick may be linked to escaped pirate vessels with 330,000 litres of fuel aboard

June 15, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Three pirate oil smuggling vessels, owned by southern pirate chief Joe Pattani, vanished with 330,000 litres of oil, potentially causing an oil slick off Pattaya.… Read More ›

Former Scottish football star jailed for sexual abuse of a girl in Chonburi after his 2023 arrest in Edinburgh

Former Scottish football star jailed for sexual abuse of a girl in Chonburi after his 2023 arrest in Edinburgh

June 14, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Judge John McCormick told Ian Heddle on Tuesday his status had changed after his guilty pleas to the court. Consequently, he was remanded in prison… Read More ›

Police swoop after undercover officer exposes underage sex activities linked to High-School students in Bangkok

Police swoop after undercover officer exposes underage sex activities linked to High-School students in Bangkok

June 12, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Two suspects, a middle-aged man and a woman, were arrested on Tuesday night. It came as police units closed down an underage sex den in… Read More ›

Romeo caught smartly by Phetchaburi police for road murder while romancing another woman at dinner

Romeo caught smartly by Phetchaburi police for road murder while romancing another woman at dinner

June 11, 2024

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

Thai police swiftly arrested Anuwat Pimmat, 21, for murder, body concealment and theft after he strangled Benjarat Choeijan, 21, during a quarrel on a road… Read More ›

Bangkok police searching for a Chinese tourist who was the subject of a ฿25 million ransom demand

Bangkok police searching for a Chinese tourist who was the subject of a ฿25 million ransom demand

June 8, 2024

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

Bangkok police urgently search for Ms Lu Xinlei , 27 after her father in Shanghai received a shocking ฿25 million ransom demand for her safe… Read More ›

Murder accused was before the courts in May on rape charges. His latest victim was a prosecution witness

Murder accused was before the courts in May on rape charges. His latest victim was a prosecution witness

June 7, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Harrowing and disturbing case of the brutal murder of a beautiful 18-year-old university student by her boyfriend. However, it appears that the couple were both… Read More ›

Wanted Australian linked to the drug trade nabbed by Immigration Bureau in Pattaya for deportation

Wanted Australian linked to the drug trade nabbed by Immigration Bureau in Pattaya for deportation

June 6, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Wanted Australian gangster Jonathan Grey, linked to drug trafficking, was arrested in Pattaya by Immigration Bureau officers. Deemed a ‘threat to society,’ his visa was… Read More ›

Sia Pang lands in a private jet. Nakhon Si Thammarat becomes a fortress as he returns to southern prison

Sia Pang lands in a private jet. Nakhon Si Thammarat becomes a fortress as he returns to southern prison

June 4, 2024

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

Return of Sia Pang to Nakhon Si Thammarat. He was captured in Bali last week. Previously, there was controversy over his conviction and the chaos… Read More ›

UK expat facing charges after unprovoked assault on a 67-year-old estate manager in Nonthaburi on Friday

UK expat facing charges after unprovoked assault on a 67-year-old estate manager in Nonthaburi on Friday

June 3, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

UK expat faces charges after unprovoked assault on a 67-year-old estate manager in Nonthaburi. Police finalise evidence for court summons. The victim filed a prior… Read More ›

Sex fiend taken down by elite Bangkok police squad. Subjected his stepdaughter to six years of abuse

Sex fiend taken down by elite Bangkok police squad. Subjected his stepdaughter to six years of abuse

June 3, 2024

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

12-year-old girl escaped her ordeal after becoming weakened and consequently being hospitalised due to one particular attack. It began in Tak province when she was… Read More ›

Budding Thai tourism entrepreneur to be deported after being arrested for working without a permit

Budding Thai tourism entrepreneur to be deported after being arrested for working without a permit

June 1, 2024

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police, on Thursday, arrested a 25-year-old UK national, Mr Jabran Elahi, in Ko Phangan for leading a tour without a work permit. The tour,… Read More ›

Darkly sinister murder suspect arrested by police on Friday after a nationwide manhunt over 5 days

Darkly sinister murder suspect arrested by police on Friday after a nationwide manhunt over 5 days

June 1, 2024

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

Sinister murder suspect Mr Phurinat, 28, was arrested on Friday morning after a 5-day manhunt. Identified by CCTV, he allegedly butchered 54-year-old Mr Paisan Thong-on… Read More ›