Crime

UK man claims FBI investigating the death of 41-year-old American held at Thai immigration jail in May

UK man claims FBI investigating the death of 41-year-old American held at Thai immigration jail in May

November 18, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

UK man recalls the harrowing and sad end of the university-educated US man who was only held at the facility for 4 days. He claims… Read More ›

American drug dealing fugitive is declared dead at Sa Kaeo hospital 8 days after shooting

American drug dealing fugitive is declared dead at Sa Kaeo hospital 8 days after shooting

November 16, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

American fugitive Bart Allen Helmus was finally officially declared dead this week 8 days after shooting himself in the head with a handgun rather than… Read More ›

American arrested by police task force in Chiang Mai on a warrant related to public indecency

American arrested by police task force in Chiang Mai on a warrant related to public indecency

November 16, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Conflicting reports surround the arrest and interrogation of the American man after he tried to board a bus out of Chiang Mai, on public indecency… Read More ›

Police in the trail of ฿5 million taken from a Thai man’s bank account through forgery and duplicity 

Police in the trail of ฿5 million taken from a Thai man’s bank account through forgery and duplicity 

November 15, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Since learning of the calamity on Wednesday and reporting it to his bank and the police, the 61-year-old man named as Hieraem Ekkaphat has had… Read More ›

Thai wife with cancer decides to take her handsome husband with her in a desperate act of murder-suicide

Thai wife with cancer decides to take her handsome husband with her in a desperate act of murder-suicide

November 14, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police are still carrying out a detailed forensic examination and keeping an open mind but when they entered the bedroom early on Thursday morning the… Read More ›

Rough justice meted out by former senior policeman at a Thai provincial court as 3 die in shoot out

Rough justice meted out by former senior policeman at a Thai provincial court as 3 die in shoot out

November 12, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

The bizarre and shocking mass killing brings the number of security incidents in the last 6 weeks linked with Thai court buildings to 3 as… Read More ›

An American nutcase in Thailand insults locals, harasses a local restaurant in Chiang Mai

An American nutcase in Thailand insults locals, harasses a local restaurant in Chiang Mai

November 11, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

46-year-old American has been intimidating a Thai woman at her place of business in Chiang Mai even after being arrested and charged by police after… Read More ›

Thailand hit by online fraud schemes with billions lost by savers looking for a quick buck

Thailand hit by online fraud schemes with billions lost by savers looking for a quick buck

November 10, 2019

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

As policemen in Udon Thani worked overtime on Saturday to interview victims of the ‘Mae Manee’ fraud in which 4,000 people are estimated to have… Read More ›

Westerner facing up to 7 years for yanking open aircraft door as it taxied for takeoff nearly causing disaster

Westerner facing up to 7 years for yanking open aircraft door as it taxied for takeoff nearly causing disaster

November 10, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The incident occurred on Wednesday and the young man, who looked to be in his twenties, had to be controlled by security personnel and forcibly… Read More ›

Former Thai district leader guns down three generations in a dispute over a ฿13 million debt

Former Thai district leader guns down three generations in a dispute over a ฿13 million debt

November 9, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

An appalling crime in Chumphon province on the southern coast shows again the deadly nature of debt in Thailand as an elderly man commits mass… Read More ›

Suspect arrested linked to Yala outrage as top brass face up to a new threat in the South

Suspect arrested linked to Yala outrage as top brass face up to a new threat in the South

November 9, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Some security sources have identified a shadowy separatist revolutionary group with a paramilitary arm known the Barusi Revolusi Nasional as the force behind a new… Read More ›

American Bart Allen Helmus kept alive with an artificial respirator at Sa Kaeo’s Crown Prince hospital

American Bart Allen Helmus kept alive with an artificial respirator at Sa Kaeo’s Crown Prince hospital

November 8, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

The two prison escapees are both being treated in the intensive care under guard at Sa Kaeo’s Crown Prince Hospital. It comes as the third… Read More ›

70-year-old German man attacked in Phuket in a home invasion by two men with long knives

70-year-old German man attacked in Phuket in a home invasion by two men with long knives

November 8, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

His 50-year-old Thai wife arrived home just in the nick of time as the men had tied the German man to a chair with black… Read More ›

Thai owned pirate movie website closed down by DSI police one of the biggest in the world 

Thai owned pirate movie website closed down by DSI police one of the biggest in the world 

November 8, 2019

Crime, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Owner of the website which has been online since 2014 and generating ฿5 million a month in advertising revenue is a Thai national living abroad. … Read More ›

American inmate in a coma after shooting himself when police surrounded him and his Thai wife

American inmate in a coma after shooting himself when police surrounded him and his Thai wife

November 7, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

It is clear that Bart Allen Helmus who when originally arrested by police last July in Pattaya was found with a gun and 200 bullets,… Read More ›

American escapee tried to kill his wife as police net closed on them in Sa Kaeo province

American escapee tried to kill his wife as police net closed on them in Sa Kaeo province

November 6, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

The three inmates who made a daring escape from the Pattaya Provincial Court cells on Monday were back in custody with 48 hours on Wednesday… Read More ›

American drug gangster escapes from custody in Pattaya with Thai wife in armed prison break

American drug gangster escapes from custody in Pattaya with Thai wife in armed prison break

November 5, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The three shackled prisoners two men and women ran from the prison holding centre armed with a gun to a waiting Izuzu truck with no… Read More ›

UK man arrested on drugs charges by CSD police in Pattaya claims ex Thai wife set him up 

UK man arrested on drugs charges by CSD police in Pattaya claims ex Thai wife set him up 

November 4, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

A 36-year-old UK man was arrested on Sunday for supplying drugs to tourists on the island of Ko Pha Ngan. He was stopped by police… Read More ›

Inquest into death of Brit who died following a sucker punch outside a Pattaya Go Go bar

Inquest into death of Brit who died following a sucker punch outside a Pattaya Go Go bar

November 3, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

The 50-year old widow of Mike Jones-Mathias told reporters that she could not believe that her husband, the owner of a cafe in Cardiff, would… Read More ›

The murderer walks police officers through his monstrous crime that has outraged Thailand

The murderer walks police officers through his monstrous crime that has outraged Thailand

November 3, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Withun Sitabut has been charged with the murder and torture of 58-year-old Wanne Jiracharoenying, a crime for which the death sentence is mandatory. The woman… Read More ›