Crime

Calls to legalise prostitution in Thailand after Pattaya sex raid on Walking Street this week

Calls to legalise prostitution in Thailand after Pattaya sex raid on Walking Street this week

June 28, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

This month, a Thammasat University law lecturer called for Thailand to legalise and regulate the sex industry. It follows an informative seminar and forum in… Read More ›

Israeli wife murderer trying to evade Thai immigration blacklist back in prison where he belongs

Israeli wife murderer trying to evade Thai immigration blacklist back in prison where he belongs

June 25, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The Israeli man had agreed to divorce his wife of 10 years amicably, in 2004. He was on his way to Australia when he stopped… Read More ›

Chinese man in Bangkok with a plastic bag of cash to buy a condo in Pattaya. Leaves money in a taxi

Chinese man in Bangkok with a plastic bag of cash to buy a condo in Pattaya. Leaves money in a taxi

June 24, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

The Chinese man received extraordinary support from a staff member at the hotel in Bangkok where he stayed with his partner. This initiative and the… Read More ›

Western foreigners arrested in Pattaya by police in two separate incidents of out of control behavior

Western foreigners arrested in Pattaya by police in two separate incidents of out of control behavior

June 24, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The first incident occurred early on Friday morning last. It involved Aussie, Constantine Anagnostou, who sparked the problem when he arrived at a local bar,… Read More ›

Owner of Udon Thani hotel and Manager arrested in connection with ฿13 million credit card fraud

Owner of Udon Thani hotel and Manager arrested in connection with ฿13 million credit card fraud

June 20, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The story and information available so far doesn’t explain the role of a Chinese national and another Thai man who were arrested by Thai police… Read More ›

Thai man puts pesticide in his parents water to poison them after they cut off the internet router at his home

Thai man puts pesticide in his parents water to poison them after they cut off the internet router at his home

June 19, 2019

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

Shocking incident happened after a highly charged row on Thursday night when the 29 year old step father switched off the family’s wifi after the… Read More ›

Thai girlfriend survives fall from 5th floor condo after heated argument with her French partner

Thai girlfriend survives fall from 5th floor condo after heated argument with her French partner

June 19, 2019

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

Incident at condo in Banglamung area of Pattaya on Sunday last is strikingly similar to a 2017 incident in which the mute 24 year old… Read More ›

‘They stayed in Thailand and never left’ – Italian fraudster lived in Pattaya after escape from Thai prison

‘They stayed in Thailand and never left’ – Italian fraudster lived in Pattaya after escape from Thai prison

June 17, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

A security expert has revealed that 58 year old Francesco Galdelli and his wife, 45 year old Vanya Goffi, were a highly regarded couple in… Read More ›

Thai woman in Chiang Rai shot in the head by spurned ex lover after online jealousy erupts

Thai woman in Chiang Rai shot in the head by spurned ex lover after online jealousy erupts

June 17, 2019

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

27 year old Sawitree Phromwong had ended her relationship with 31 year old Ek Udom, a convicted criminal who had just served one year from… Read More ›

UK rapist and crack cocaine drug dealer to be sentenced on July 8th after his release from a Thai prison

UK rapist and crack cocaine drug dealer to be sentenced on July 8th after his release from a Thai prison

June 16, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The tragic death of a young Thai woman, 26 year old Wannipa Chanhuaton, at the hands of the UK man formerly convicted of rape and… Read More ›

Violent street battle breaks out in Bangkok between rival motorcycle taxi gangs: two dead

Violent street battle breaks out in Bangkok between rival motorcycle taxi gangs: two dead

June 16, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Bangkok’s motorcycle taxis have been involved in a number of violent incidents with rival technology driven competitor taxi services in recent years. They have also… Read More ›

Wiley UK man gets off by meeting the Thai woman he stole from and offering a tearful apology

Wiley UK man gets off by meeting the Thai woman he stole from and offering a tearful apology

June 15, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s legal code is very clear. Under Section 334, it is a crime punishable by up to 3 years imprisonment to ‘take away’ the property… Read More ›

Highway robber arrested and charged on Ko Samui led double life as hotel employee on the island

Highway robber arrested and charged on Ko Samui led double life as hotel employee on the island

June 14, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Thai man on a motorbike stopped a German Thai couple on the road from Lamai beach in the east of Ko Samui to Mae Nam… Read More ›

Despicable western foreigner sought by Pattaya police after the theft of ฿2,000 from a Thai woman

Despicable western foreigner sought by Pattaya police after the theft of ฿2,000 from a Thai woman

June 12, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Overweight, elderly foreigner can be seen spotting the woman’s cash. He moves toward it while she is still at the counter. He places a sandaled… Read More ›

Police called to deal with gecko trespass incident in Bueng Kan. Suspect arrested, later released

Police called to deal with gecko trespass incident in Bueng Kan. Suspect arrested, later released

June 11, 2019

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

A humorous story from northern Thailand highlights the varied role of the Royal Thai police across the nation. For once, it is a story that… Read More ›

Porn web preying on Thai women in Bangkok. Arrest of the fiend at the heart of the blackmail and deceit

Porn web preying on Thai women in Bangkok. Arrest of the fiend at the heart of the blackmail and deceit

June 10, 2019

Crime, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The fact that two of the victims of the criminal enterprise are under 18 has opened up the Thai man arrested this week to a… Read More ›

American graffiti couple tracked down in Pattaya and arrested Wednesday night. To be Deported

American graffiti couple tracked down in Pattaya and arrested Wednesday night. To be Deported

June 8, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

28 year old Sell Tornberg and his American companion, 24 year old Nicola Gollan, were in a sober mood this week following their shock arrest… Read More ›

Wait of South African drug mule to go free coming to an end as story exposes an evil underworld

Wait of South African drug mule to go free coming to an end as story exposes an evil underworld

June 7, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The help and support given freely for years by Henk Vanstaen to South African women abused as drug mules and abandoned in Bangkok’s Lard Lao… Read More ›

Thai loan shark jailed on perjury charges after suit against borrower brings about her downfall

Thai loan shark jailed on perjury charges after suit against borrower brings about her downfall

June 6, 2019

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

The Thai woman, who took out the loan from Supitcha Apichatphokhin, attempted to pay the loan back in full, nearly ten years ago but the… Read More ›

UK man fights for his life in a northern Thai town after being targeted trying to intervene in a fight

UK man fights for his life in a northern Thai town after being targeted trying to intervene in a fight

June 2, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

At first glance, the CCTV footage from the incident looks like fair game but when you look closer you can see the UK man is… Read More ›