Posts Tagged ‘ scam ’

Beware the Beware the Scam Scam

February 13, 2018

Harrison George They are a staple of social media. The latest that I received warned against a ‘new’ scam when you check into a hotel.? You’ve handed your credit card to the reception desk who take from it a deposit against which they will debit any extra charges for wildly overpriced miniature booze...
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Facebook scam exposed

February 6, 2016

A German resident of Pattaya has asked the police to track down the malevolent person who hacked into his website and posted messages which defamed the royal institution. Manfred Peter Gallus, 52, said he would pay 30,000 baht for a resolution of the embarrassing case.
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Online dating scam blitz

December 1, 2015

Thai women, who comprise over 70 percent of the victims cheated by online scammers, are lobbying the Crime Suppression Division to initiate a proper crackdown on social media. One woman claimed she had been robbed of 23 million baht after falling prey to a trickster who said he was looking to marry an unhappy...
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Man faces lese majeste after allegedly citing King for scam on fake water project

January 26, 2015

The authorities in Northeastern province of Nong Khai arrested a man who falsely claimed the monarchy for scam related to a water management project.? ? The police and military on Saturday arrested Chotechuang K., 61, after he was accused of defrauding and lese majeste. ?? ? Chotechuang, a former Royal Irrigation Department employee,...
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Tourists Furious After Tour Guide Lets Them Stay At A Cheap Hotel

July 18, 2013

A group of over 10 Chinese tourists were not satisfied with their hotel as they believe that their tour guide or organizer arranged a hotel that was not equal to they paid. Making them complain to Pattaya City police officers and local reporters.
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Police probes THB200,000 Nudie jeans scam

February 15, 2013

At 11am today, Ekkaphob Sangreangrai, a 20-year-old undergrad, filed a complaint with Consumer Protection police against Kritsada Korphungpattanawong, accusing Kritsada of luring him to buy fake, Nudie brand jeans. Ekkaphob told police that he bought the Swedish pants last month from Kritsada, who offered them 20% to 30% cheaper than market price through...
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THB20 million swindled in iPhone scam

February 12, 2013

Yesterday, a group of university students filed a complaint with crime suppression police against a 31-year-old woman who was accused of staging a scam in which she made away with over THB20 million. Poochita Changkrachang, a 22-year-old victim, said that Nutsudaporn Ployngam, the scammer, tricked her into buying hundreds of iPhone 5s, worth...
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16-year-old Furby scammer suspected of swindling over THB5 million

February 7, 2013

This morning, Crime Suppression police detained a 16-year-old girl who was suspected of making away with over THB5 million in a Furby sales scam. Over 100 victims filed reports with police, stating that they were tricked into transferring money to Ploy, whose real name was not disclosed, but never received their robotic toys....
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Crooked Politician Will Serve Life Prison Term

February 4, 2013

The elderly ex-mayor of Saensuk will be serving a sentence of 28 years and 5 months for the killing of another local politician in 2003. He had evaded punishment with various court appeals and evading police until he was finally arrested.
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Thai victims of land scam detained in Myanmar

July 7, 2012

RANONG, July 6 – Thai and Lao rubber workers being held in Myanmar by that countries authorities reportedly have been misled and victimized by brokers telling them the land—inside Myanmar—was in Thailand and that it was available for sale and settlement.
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New Scam Sweeps US Property Market

November 15, 2010

A new real estate scam is currently being perpetrated in America, but astute scammers may pick up on it and apply it to the Pattaya Property Market, so here are the details for your enlightenment, with the caveat - be prepared.
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Real Estate Scam Nets Bt500,000 from Elderly Thai Woman

August 22, 2010

An elderly Thai lady has reported to Pattaya Police on Saturday after she became the victim of a real estate scam, losing Bt500,000 to a group of devious fraudsters.
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Police Investigate Sham Legal Practice Operating in Pattaya

July 18, 2010

Police on Saturday successfully arrested three suspects involved with an alleged sham legal practice operating in Pattaya. Officers arrested the business owner and two employees after reports of extortion and false legal advice had been presented to police.
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Foreigners Conned In Large Scale Travel Agent Scam

June 15, 2010

Approximately 50 people have been conned out of up to 60,000 baht each in fees paid for airfares at a sham travel agent in Pattaya recently. Nine foreigners of Dutch, German and Austrian nationalities reported the scam to local police on Monday after they unwittingly uncovered the scam.
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Detailed Counterfeit Currency Operation Revealed in Pattaya

June 1, 2010

Police have recently made a statement to all businesses and residents of Pattaya to be aware of a highly effective and detailed counterfeit money ring operating in the area. Over the past few months increasing amounts of counterfeit 100, 500 and 1,000 baht notes are being handed in to police in a suspected large...
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German Geriatrics Revenge On Financial Adviser

March 24, 2010

March 24, 2010, : the group of pensioners initially tried to recover their investments legally by resorting to the law, but when this failed they decided on a daring kidnap plan. Visiting James Amburn, 57, their financial adviser, at his home in Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, in West Germany, on June 19, 2009, and, during...
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Alpha 6 Device : Another scam device

February 3, 2010

Like the GT 200 device, the Alpha 6 device is another scam device that supposedly detects bombs and drugs. This morning's earlier post had a quote from Dr. Sathon Vijarnwannaluk of Chulalongkorn who stated that the Alpha 6 works by magnetic molecular resonance and that is the same technology as an MRI scan. The...
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The Alpha 6: Another scam device

February 3, 2010

Like the GT 200 device, the Alpha 6 is another scam device that supposedly detects bombs and drugs. This morning’s earlier post had a quote from Dr. Sathon Vijarnwannaluk of Chulalongkorn who stated that the Alpha 6 works by magnetic molecular resonance and that is the same technology as an MRI scan… Read...
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