Search Results for: fake registration plates

  • Thailand News

    Revving up! Royal Gazette adds character to Bangkok plates

    The Royal Gazette announced the approval of special characters for vehicle registration plates. Seventy new categories, including auspicious and familiar words, will be added for personal cars registered in Bangkok. The Department of Land Transport (DLT) has introduced new regulations concerning the use of special characters on vehicle registration plates for personal cars with a capacity of up to seven…

  • Thailand News

    Thai police foil luxury car fake plate scam in Bangkok

    A sophisticated scheme involving the use of counterfeit license plates on luxury vehicles has been thwarted by Thai highway police in a recent crackdown. A 41 year old woman was arrested for affixing a forged red license plate to a brand-new Bentley. The incident, which took place along Bangkok’s outer ring road, has raised concerns about the ease with which…

  • Thailand News

    Man caught with fake red plate on Mercedes in Nakhon Pathom

    Highway police apprehended a man driving a new Mercedes Benz with a red license plate after they discovered the plate was counterfeit. The driver, identified only as Wanchai, admitted to ordering the attractive number plate online. The incident occurred today when Police Major General Phakaphon Suchon along with Pol. Lieut. Col. Kla Sombatphibun inspected the area under their jurisdiction. They…

  • Thailand News

    Thai police stop luxury BMW with fake plates in traffic patrol

    A luxury BMW car with an unusual number plate was stopped by vigilant highway police in Thailand. All documents of the vehicle were found to be counterfeit. Today, Ekachai Khumpetch, Deputy Highway Police Commander 1, Division 1, along with Chaowalit Sridum, Deputy Highway Police Commander 1, Division 1, and Prathan Chutiphan, Deputy Highway Police Commander 1, Division 1, were conducting…

  • Thailand News

    Cool ride, hot water: Fake licence plate lands young Thai man in prison

    A young Thai man faces five years in prison after he was arrested by Ubon Ratchathani Highway Police for using a fake red licence plate. The suspect had a genuine plate but claimed he used the fraudulent one to make his vehicle look cool. The police suspect he was trying to evade traffic tickets. Forging government documents, such as licence…

  • Crime News

    Counterfeit vehicle plates crackdown: Police ‘benz’ the rules to arrest two men

    In a crackdown on the use of counterfeit vehicle registration plates, police officers arrested two men while confiscating their vehicles: a Mercedes Benz GLA200 and an Isuzu D-Max pickup truck. A 33 year old man named Phan, from Rop Wiang, Chiang Rai, was apprehended for using a counterfeit vehicle registration plate on his Mercedes, claiming he bought it online for…

  • Thailand News

    Highway halt: Thai woman nabbed for fake license plate and forgery in Bangkok

    Thai Highway Police yesterday swooped to arrest a 37 year old woman and charged her with forgery of official documents and using a fake license plate on her car in Bangkok. The arrest took place at the bridge crossing Khlong Phraya Suren Canal, Karnchanapisek Road, heading into Bangna, Ongkharak District, Sai Mai District, Bangkok. She was driving a black BMW…

  • Thailand News

    Famous Thai actor grilled by CCIB investigators over role in fake registration plate drama

    Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) officers summoned a famous Thai actor in connection with his alleged involvement in a fake car registration plate gang. The actor, Mario Maurer, denied the accusation, asserting that he was a victim of criminal activity. CCIB officers recently arrested two ringleaders involved in the fraudulent registration enterprise. They acquired the usernames and passwords of officials…

  • Crime News

    Cops expose fake licence plate scam across Thailand: Government officer arrested

    The national traffic police dismantled an operation selling fake red licence plates across Thailand. Two suspects have been apprehended, one of whom is reportedly a government officer. The suspects were captured following a raid on a residence yielding substantial evidence. The apprehension comes on the back of numerous reports of cars with fraudulent red plates evading toll booth fees. Major…

  • Thailand News

    Pakistani man arrested in Thailand for using fake license plates and evading highway tolls

    Thai Highway Police arrested 43 year old Pakistani national for using fake vehicle registration plates and evading the M-Flow motorway fare system. He was pulled over while driving on the Kanchanaphisek Road, on the outbound lane heading towards Bang Pa-In in East Ring, on July 11 around 10pm. According to Lieutenant Colonel Prachya Kamlasatphitak, who commanded the operation, the arrest followed…

  • Thailand News

    Chinese man arrested in Chon Buri for using fake registration plate on Bentley

    Highway Police officers arrested a Chinese man on a highway in Chon Buri province for using a fake registration plate on his luxury Bentley sedan. Highway police officers in Chon Buri province made a surprising discovery on a routine patrol resulting in the arrest of a 34 year old Chinese man, Chaing Meng, for using a fake registration plate on…

  • Thailand News

    BMW driver arrested for using fake registration plate to waive toll fees

    Police swooped on a Thai woman who used a fake registration plate on her BMW sedan to illegally waive toll fees more than 260 times. The arrest was made at Thanyaburi and Thab Chang Tollgate yesterday, June 26. The Highway Police had installed an automatic license reading system at these toll gates specifically to identify vehicles suspected of dodging toll…

  • World News

    Fake cop repeatedly scams people in central Thailand, gambles the dirty money away in Cambodia

    A Thai man posing as a police officer has been arrested in Phra Nakhon Sri Ayutthaya province. The fake cop used his uniform to appear trustworthy but was in fact scamming people all over central Thailand. The “policeman” said he took the dirty money to gamble in Poipet, Cambodia, and would return to scam people again after gambling it all…

  • Thailand News

    Giant license plates are illegal, warns Thailand’s DLT

    Thais love to modify their vehicles, but attaching a comically big license plate to your car is illegal, warns Thailand‘s Department of Land Transport (DLT). The warning follows a viral TikTok clip of a pickup truck on the road featuring a regular license plate as well as a Phitsanulok province license plate so big it could probably be seen all the…

  • Thailand News

    Police crack down on alleged network selling forged documents, fake Covid test results

    Thai police cracked down on the sales and production of fake PCR Covid-19 test results as well education certificates and other documents needed for jobs overseas. Three people, who police suspect are part of a large network, were arrested for allegedly posing as medical practitioners selling the forged documents. The Department of Health Service Support received complaints about the sales…

  • World News

    Police close in on parang-wielding duo after Cheras shootout and scam arrests

    Authorities in Kuala Lumpur are closing in on two suspects who evaded capture after a recent shootout with police in Taman Supreme, Cheras. While not providing specific details, Kuala Lumpur Police Chief Mohd Shuhaily Mohd Zain confirmed that a team has been formed to locate the two foreign men thought to be connected to several break-ins in the area. The…

  • Transport News

    Buriram police seize counterfeit number plate bought on Facebook for 2500 baht

    A 32 year old man has been apprehended by Buriram Highway Police after he was found driving a modified racing pick-up truck with a suspiciously attractive red number plate, bearing the number 9999. He confessed he had purchased the counterfeit plates and registration book on Facebook for 2,500 baht. He attached it to his vehicle in hopes of increasing wealth…

  • Thailand News

    Toll evasion leads to Cambodian driver’s arrest, charges totalling 71,580 baht

    A Cambodian driver was apprehended by Highway Police yesterday after driving through a tollgate in Chon Buri’s Bang Lamung district without settling accrued toll charges totalling over 70,000 baht. The toll evasion arrest took place at 1.30am, led by the acting chief of Highway Police, Pol. Maj. Gen. Jaroonkiat Pankaew. In recent years, an effort was made to improve traffic flow…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand News Update | North Korea shares coding knowledge with Thailand

    Another big day for the CCSA as we hope to see some decisions coming out that will ease current restrictions or further modifications to the Thailand Pass. On the agenda, the possible removal of the pre-arrival PCR test, a lowering of the insurance amount from 20,000 to US$10,000, allowing Thailand’s nightlife to officially reopen and even a possible relaxation of…

  • Phuket News

    Police nab two for licence plate fraud

    PHUKET CITY: Checks of vehicle registration data by police have revealed that some cars on Phuket’s roads are stolen vehicles with fake license plates. At a press conference at Phuket City Police Station on February 4, Governor Preecha Ruangjan and Phuket Provincial Police Commander Apirak Hongtong presented two suspects caught with stolen vehicles. The first vehicle, a black Honda Civic…