Crime

Italian living with Thai wife on Koh Phangan arrested for dealing after drugs found in the post

Italian living with Thai wife on Koh Phangan arrested for dealing after drugs found in the post

October 24, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Police found nearly 16 grams of methamphetamine powder in an almond container while the package posted from the Netherlands contained noodles and 500 ecstasy tablets.… Read More ›

German man wanted for fraud denies dumping 77-year-old woman’s body in a Chonburi canal 

German man wanted for fraud denies dumping 77-year-old woman’s body in a Chonburi canal 

October 22, 2019

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Included in the 12 arrests warrants awaiting the German man in his home country are charges of credit card fraud and financial deception of the… Read More ›

Thai man guns down Italian for stealing away his younger mistress on Sunday in Khon Kaen

Thai man guns down Italian for stealing away his younger mistress on Sunday in Khon Kaen

October 21, 2019

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The Thai man started to gather information on his mistress with whom he had a 12-month affair after losing contact with her following reports he… Read More ›

Online scammers are an organised crime group in Thailand working with international hackers

Online scammers are an organised crime group in Thailand working with international hackers

October 21, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

Last week, a large deputation representing 7,000 people visited the Justice Ministry in Bangkok over a ฿400 million loss suffered by customers of a number… Read More ›

Drunken man killed by his wife in Northern Thailand after a heated row following a party at home

Drunken man killed by his wife in Northern Thailand after a heated row following a party at home

October 20, 2019

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Thai wife told Phrae police that her husband was regularly violent when drunk and had produced the knife to threaten her. She grabbed it off… Read More ›

Death of Pattaya’s police chief from a sudden heart attack on Friday en route to Bangkok for meeting

Death of Pattaya’s police chief from a sudden heart attack on Friday en route to Bangkok for meeting

October 19, 2019

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Colonel Atinan hailed from Lopburi province and had only taken up the post on September 2nd following the removal of the previous chief after a… Read More ›

MP transferred to Bang Kwang prison and placed on death row as court orders him to resign his seat

MP transferred to Bang Kwang prison and placed on death row as court orders him to resign his seat

October 19, 2019

Crime, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The conviction and death sentence imposed on a 52-year old Pheu Thai MP has not only shocked the Thai political establishment and his own party… Read More ›

Billionaire groom in Bangkok prison on cheque fraud charge after his arrest on Thursday night

Billionaire groom in Bangkok prison on cheque fraud charge after his arrest on Thursday night

October 18, 2019

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The man’s lawyers today told reporters outside the court that his client was suffering from diabetes and was very anxious about his business affairs which… Read More ›

Westerner arrested for bank exchange robbery in Sukhumvit area of Bangkok on Wednesday

Westerner arrested for bank exchange robbery in Sukhumvit area of Bangkok on Wednesday

October 17, 2019

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It is not the first such incident. In  2006, a German man held up the Siam Commercial Bank in Pattaya while in 2013 an American… Read More ›

Couple facing the death penalty after Wednesday’s huge money laundering bust by police near Bangkok

Couple facing the death penalty after Wednesday’s huge money laundering bust by police near Bangkok

October 17, 2019

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One man, an uncle of the principal in the money laundering operation had ฿5.5 million in cash stuffed into a washing machine when police arrived… Read More ›

Chiang Rai governor orders raid on a city hotel brothel – six women arrested and facing charges

Chiang Rai governor orders raid on a city hotel brothel – six women arrested and facing charges

October 16, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The raid followed an undercover operation in which a police officer posing as tourist paid ฿1,800 for sex with a woman in an adjoining room.… Read More ›

Bank officer who designed loans so that farmers paid for his lifestyle faces justice 10 years on

Bank officer who designed loans so that farmers paid for his lifestyle faces justice 10 years on

October 16, 2019

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Police surprised the man with the bad news at a car park in the Don Muang area of Bangkok this week and took him into… Read More ›

Udon Thani Thai soldier caught trying to con his girlfriend out of ฿800, faces criminal charges

Udon Thani Thai soldier caught trying to con his girlfriend out of ฿800, faces criminal charges

October 15, 2019

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Nong Khai police began an enquiry after it received a copy of a forged road traffic ticket sent by the man on the LINE social… Read More ›

Norwegian man found hanged at a luxury villa in Hua Hin as police probe collects fingerprints

Norwegian man found hanged at a luxury villa in Hua Hin as police probe collects fingerprints

October 14, 2019

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A mobile phone was found at the bottom of the swimming pool while the man in short denim pants had abrasions to his knees thought… Read More ›

Drug dealers now using ambulances to ferry and deliver drugs across the kingdom to avoid police

Drug dealers now using ambulances to ferry and deliver drugs across the kingdom to avoid police

October 13, 2019

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On Thursday, Thai police announced the arrest of a 30-year-old drug trafficker believed to be working with a gang in the Bang Bua Thong area… Read More ›

ATM robber arrested by police after his break-in attempts left him empty-handed except for cuffs

ATM robber arrested by police after his break-in attempts left him empty-handed except for cuffs

October 11, 2019

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No money was taken from the cash dispenser machines. Police consulted with the banks before pressing attempted burglary charges against the 36-year-old local man arrested… Read More ›

Police question two men including a Chinese tourist over the car ride death of his girlfriend in Bangkok

Police question two men including a Chinese tourist over the car ride death of his girlfriend in Bangkok

October 10, 2019

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The Chinese couple and their host were travelling through central Bangkok in the luxury car of the Thai Chinese business leader when he stopped the… Read More ›

Police near closing the ฿9 million gold robbery case in Khon Kaen as the last suspect returns

Police near closing the ฿9 million gold robbery case in Khon Kaen as the last suspect returns

October 8, 2019

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In August, senior police officers from Provincial Police Region 4 offered a reward to their counterparts in Laos to apprehend the two fugitives who escaped… Read More ›

Money for Beer – Woman’s 4-year easy money Facebook ride brought down by scrupulous friend

Money for Beer – Woman’s 4-year easy money Facebook ride brought down by scrupulous friend

October 7, 2019

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People all over Thailand regularly sent 23-year-old Ms Jiraporn money online for iPhone offers that were bogus. She was arrested by police in the Sai… Read More ›

Russian faces counterfeit charges after gifting toy money to bar staff while also paying in baht

Russian faces counterfeit charges after gifting toy money to bar staff while also paying in baht

October 6, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The wife of the Russian man has described the whole matter as a joke gone wrong to the public at home as she emphasises that… Read More ›