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‘Magic cards’ contain dangerous radioactive materials

The Thai Office of Atoms for Peace is warning of excessively high levels of radiation from the so-called “energy cards”…

2 days ago

Thai Medical Council warns local men against penis enlargement scams and bogus treatments

WARNING: This story may make men squirm and some women laugh. The Thai Medical Council on Facebook is warning Thai…

1 week ago

Bangkok-based Filipino visa service provider arrested over alleged fraud

PHOTO: (left to right) Emily Fontanilla Fabe, Ronygene Esmeralda Atregenio & Ernest Rey Basilio Salarza  The administrator of a Facebook…

2 months ago

16 Chinese nationals arrested in Phuket over stock market scam

16 Chinese nationals have been arrested in Chalong for allegedly operating an online speculative stock market scam. Their victims are…

3 months ago

Police raid illegal Chinese call centre in Chalong, Phuket

FILE PHOTOA total of 16 Chinese nationals, 13 men and 3 women, have been arrested in Chalong, over the alleged…

3 months ago

Bangkok woman arrested over credit-card scam

A Bangkok woman has been arrested for allegedly impersonating a bank officer to steal credit card information for online shopping.…

3 months ago

Thai businesswoman loses 71,000 baht in Cambodian scam

FILE PHOTO: Sa Kaew border with Cambodia A Trat businesswoman, in eastern Thailand,  has accused a Cambodian couple of scamming…

3 months ago

German tourist beaten over Chiang Mai karaoke bar bill

by Thanakorn Wongnang A German tourist in Chiang Mai has filed an official complaint with police, claiming he was assaulted…

3 months ago

Nepali fugitive arrested in Nakhon Phanom for jobs scam

A Nepalese man has been arrested in Nakhon Phanom, on the far north-east Thai border with Laos, over alleged deception…

3 months ago

Arrest for scam and then a bonus arrest in Pattaya

Pattaya police have arrested an Indian man and his Thai girlfriend for scamming an Indian tourist out of 6,000 baht…

3 months ago

Guyanese arrested over ‘magic’ bank note scam in Phuket

PHOTOS: Surachete Hakparn A Guyanese man has been arrested in Phuket after the owner of a local language school reported…

3 months ago

126 Grand Palace taxi and tuk tuk drivers, and local vendors, arrested

PHOTOS: The Nation One of the biggest targets for scammers has always been the Grand Palace in Bangkok, mostly because…

4 months ago

The big ‘fake’ Indian wedding

A police crackdown had led to the arrest of 28 people involved in a marriage scam for Indian nationals who…

5 months ago

Leading policeman makes extraordinary claim

"It's always foreigners who are responsible," says a leading chief of provincial police . Region One chief Pol Gen Amphon…

6 months ago

Chinese man murders wife in 143 million baht life-insurance scam

"...in the months leading up to the trip, Zhang had bought more than a dozen life insurance policies for his…

6 months ago

British tourists held ‘ransom’ by Thai police

Original story by Ben Archibold. Group of British women held to ransom by armed Thai police and forced to pay £150…

8 months ago

Key suspect arrested in 800 million baht bitcoin ‘scam’

Parinya Jaravijit, a key suspect in an alleged 800 million baht bitcoin investment scam, was arrested last night at Suvarnabhumi…

8 months ago

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…

9 months ago

‘Golden-tongued Keng’ arrested along with four other call centre scammers

Police have arrested the alleged leader of a notorious call-centre gang, known as “Golden-tongued Keng”, and four members of the…

9 months ago

20 Chinese arrested over betting and investment web-scams

Twenty Chinese citizens have been arrested in separate raids in Pattaya and charged with operating websites designed to deceive fellow…

9 months ago