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Welcome home, now off to jail

PHOTOS: Tourist Police Bureau

Thailand’s roving crime-buster Pol Maj-Gen Surachate Hakparn was part of the welcoming committee as a group of Thais, he helped to bust in The Philippines, arrived back at Suvarabhumi Airport in Bangkok.

They were immediately taken away to the police station after Big Joke introduced himself.

Back in June the deputy chief of the Tourist Police Bureau had been at a house in the Manila suburbs busting 16 Thais and three Taiwanese for running a call centre operation. For over a year Thais at home had been defrauded by this group, according to police.

Now ten of the Thais are back to face the music in Thailand – six more will follow later according to the Tourist Police Bureau website.

They are all facing charges on warrants from the Taling Chan court that they committed fraud and extortion and pretended to be Thai officials.

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