Crime

UK man watched his ceiling as a downpour of money spelled his downfall and jailing in Thailand

UK man watched his ceiling as a downpour of money spelled his downfall and jailing in Thailand

January 24, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

Jimmy Kelly’s story is broadcast this week on National Geographic’s hit  TV show Banged Up Abroad. It shows how things can go badly wrong for… Read More ›

Thai family killer who said he was a business man now also faces serious fraud charges over loan from priest

Thai family killer who said he was a business man now also faces serious fraud charges over loan from priest

January 22, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The killing in Thailand’s Uttaradit province by a Thai man, angry at his estranged wife’s family, has caused heightened feelings among surviving family members who… Read More ›

Thai man who killed his wife and family after she wanted to go back to her former husband is arrested

Thai man who killed his wife and family after she wanted to go back to her former husband is arrested

January 16, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The killer was arrested yesterday in a forest area in Ranong. A video has emerged of the last moments of his Thai wife and her… Read More ›

Thai police in Pattaya investigating American tourist’s claim that he was robbed by a taxi driver who drove off

Thai police in Pattaya investigating American tourist’s claim that he was robbed by a taxi driver who drove off

January 15, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Thai police were called to an incident on Sunday morning when a partially handicapped American man fell on the road as he tried to run… Read More ›

7 young men accused of raping a schoolgirl in Northeastern Thailand behind bars as police investigate

7 young men accused of raping a schoolgirl in Northeastern Thailand behind bars as police investigate

January 11, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Some of the suspects are juveniles and were held by Thai police pending a medical report. One Thai wife defends her husband who is accused… Read More ›

Prison guard gets life for attempted murder as Thai top brass crack down on prison corruption and ill discipline

Prison guard gets life for attempted murder as Thai top brass crack down on prison corruption and ill discipline

January 10, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

A Thai prison officer has been jailed for life for attempted murder and others dismissed for failure to comply with a new strict code of… Read More ›

Police arrest an American Thai international school teacher after raid on Bangkok cannabis factory

Police arrest an American Thai international school teacher after raid on Bangkok cannabis factory

January 9, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Raid is the second in five weeks on a commercial cannabis factory. Thailand has recently legalised cannabis for medical use but strictly under the control… Read More ›

Thai man massacred his Thai wife’s family and his own children because he felt unwelcome at party

Thai man massacred his Thai wife’s family and his own children because he felt unwelcome at party

January 8, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The bizarre and tragic massacre on what should have been a celebratory occasion shows an underlying problem in Thailand where men resort to lethal violence… Read More ›

Thailand jails more women than any other country in the world over pink yaba pills and ongoing drug arrests

Thailand jails more women than any other country in the world over pink yaba pills and ongoing drug arrests

January 4, 2019

Crime, Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The speed at which Thailand’s prisons are becoming more and more overcrowded and the alarming increase in the incarceration rate of Thai women is pushing… Read More ›

Thai man burns down his family home: Thailand’s drugs problem is still a very real threat to society

Thai man burns down his family home: Thailand’s drugs problem is still a very real threat to society

January 2, 2019

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The effects of illegal drugs, including addiction, mental aberration and psychosis are real and cannot be ignored even though the some drugs such as cannabis,… Read More ›

Diamond heist thief was a failed Chanthaburi businessman with a chronic gambling habit and debts

Diamond heist thief was a failed Chanthaburi businessman with a chronic gambling habit and debts

December 30, 2018

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Man was a respected jeweler and figure in the diamond trading business until he lost his business to a chronic gambling habit and love of… Read More ›

Thai police arrest army Lieutenant in Buriram province for Christmas Eve armed bank robbery of ฿1 million

Thai police arrest army Lieutenant in Buriram province for Christmas Eve armed bank robbery of ฿1 million

December 28, 2018

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

This week saw a number of bizarre crimes in Thailand including an armed robbery on a Krungthai Bank branch in Buriram province, carried out by… Read More ›

Thai woman and French man say Goodbye leaving for a Thai prison after being convicted of murder

Thai woman and French man say Goodbye leaving for a Thai prison after being convicted of murder

December 25, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Love that went wrong: The conclusion of the Thai police investigation sees two dangerous killers sent away for a long time. The lovers will probably… Read More ›

Thailand’s top immigration cop wants genuine foreigners to come forward – new visa regime is forever

Thailand’s top immigration cop wants genuine foreigners to come forward – new visa regime is forever

December 22, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Frank exchange from Immigration Bureau boss comes as Thailand is consolidating a new era with stringent enforcement of immigration laws. Many westerners including American, UK,… Read More ›

93% of Thai people want to see the death penalty put to use to curb shocking murders and drug gangs

93% of Thai people want to see the death penalty put to use to curb shocking murders and drug gangs

December 21, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Monk gives an insight into how he helps prisoners on Thailand’s death row cope with the mental anguish of not only being in one of… Read More ›

Parents of young Thai woman, who was Muay Thai Champion, suggest their daughter was murdered

Parents of young Thai woman, who was Muay Thai Champion, suggest their daughter was murdered

December 20, 2018

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

Young 22 year old Thai woman had made a life out of Muay Thai after her parents had divorced that took her to university and… Read More ›

Chinese man who killed his wife in Thailand may face further charges including premeditated murder

Chinese man who killed his wife in Thailand may face further charges including premeditated murder

December 16, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

A Chinese wife was killled by her husband at the end of October who reported it as an accident and left the country. This week… Read More ›

Thai police offer assurances to foreigners of safety after murder of French man by former cop

Thai police offer assurances to foreigners of safety after murder of French man by former cop

December 14, 2018

Crime, Thailand:

The brutal slaying of a French man in the early hours of Wednesday morning drew a remarkably candid apology form a senior Thai police officer… Read More ›

Thai police bust Iranian Yakuza drug smuggling operation using duped holiday travelers from Japan

Thai police bust Iranian Yakuza drug smuggling operation using duped holiday travelers from Japan

December 11, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Japanese man, who grew suspicious when he opened travel case while on a ‘free’ world tour, reported his concerbs to the Japanese embassy in Bangkok… Read More ›

UK doctor and Canadian face ultimate price for smuggling  ฿2.5 billion cannabis oil out of Thailand

UK doctor and Canadian face ultimate price for smuggling  ฿2.5 billion cannabis oil out of Thailand

December 9, 2018

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

The raids in Bangkok this week have put four people including tow foreigners in serious legal jeopardy. They are, essentially, industrial scale drug smugglers for… Read More ›