Pattay Rape Suspect Released Russian Mabprachan Reservoir Jogger

Accused Pattaya Rapist Set Free Without Charge

A Pattaya-area man arrested for allegedly trying to rape a Russian jogger has been released without charge, at least for now. Kantheepob Thanachotsomboon, 37, was...
Kosol Chomchuen points out where he found the injured Russian woman outside Pattaya.

Pattaya Man Arrested for Attempted Rape of Russian Jogger

Pattaya-area police arrested a local man for allegedly trying to rape a Russian jogger at an area reservoir. The unidentified suspect was apprehended and reportedly...
Tangmo Speedboat Overboard Recklessness Charges

Police Told to Bring Additional Charges Against Tangmo’s Boatmates

Nonthaburi’s attorney general told police to lay additional criminal charges against two speedboat companions of late actress Nida “Tangmo” Patcharaveerapong, alleging their recklessness caused...
Chiang Mai Romance Scam Chinese Japanese Online

Chiang Mai Romance Scammers Target Lonely Japanese Men

Chiang Mai police arrested 24 Chinese and Thais for allegedly running a romance scam from a resort hotel that targeted lonely Japanese men. Chiang Mai...
Red Bull Vorayuth Nate Attorney General

Attorney General Who Dropped Charges Against Red Bull Heir Barred from...

A former attorney general was barred from future government service for his “reckless” decision to drop criminal charges against Red Bull scion Vorayuth “Boss”...
Thailand Police Tak Gold Robbery Recover Ping River

Tak Police Recover Some Gold Stolen in ฿5 Million Heist

Police in Tak recovered trays and pieces of gold ornaments in Muang District during their hunt for a thief who stole gold ornaments worth...
Prinn Democrat MeToo Sexual Assault Rape Indecent Exposure Harassment

Ex-Democrat Leader Prinn Faces Yet Another Sex Charge

Former Democratic Party deputy leader Prinn Panitchpakdi is facing yet another charge of indecent exposure. Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Bureau Pol. Maj. Gen....
Pattaya Teen Ripped Off for Phone with Laundry Soap

Teen Cellphone Lust, Acquiescing Parents Fat Targets for Online Fraudsters

Teenagers’ incessant lust for the newest mobile phones – and parents’ willingness to spoil their offspring – continues to open the door to fraudsters. This...
Nida “Tangmo” Patcharaveerapong Boat Drowning Bangkok Chao Phraya River Thailand

Thai Police Deny ‘Tangmo’ Evidence Fabricated

Top police officials denied they had fabricated evidence in the case of late actress Nida “Tangmo” Patcharaveerapong amid continuing allegations of corruption inside the...
A handout photo made available by the Department of Corrections shows Thai Justice Minister Somsak Thepsutin (center) chats with inmates who tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus as they are quarantined and treat inside a field hospital for prisoners set up at the Corrections Hospital in Bangkok in May 2021.

Thai Prisons to Resume Family Visits After 13-Months Covid-19 Lockdown

The Corrections Department will resume in-person prison visits for relatives starting next week amid improvements in the Covid-19 situation. Ayut Sinthoppan, director-general of the Corrections...
Phone Online Scams Fraud Mobile

Thais Lost ฿1.6 Billion in Call Center Scams in ’21

BANGKOK (NNT) - The Thai central bank has reported that “call center” scams inflicted over 1.5 billion baht in confirmed damages in 2021. According to...
Drug and border police shot dead eight suspected traffickers in a jungle firefight in Chiang Rai where they seized about 6.7 million methamphetamine pills.

Seizures of 15 Million Speed Pills Highlight Thailand’s Drugs Crisis

Thailand’s narcotics crisis was brought into sharp relief on this week when drug and border police shot dead eight suspected traffickers in a jungle...
Thailand Police Slavery Fishing Raid

Police Raid 3 Locations in Battle Against Fishing Industry Slavery

The Central Investigation Bureau raided six locations in Samut Prakan, Nonthaburi and Chanthaburi provinces to tackle slavery in the fishing industry. The raids followed the...
Canada had offered a Can$100,000 reward for the capture of B.C. man Gene Karl Lahrkamp who was charged with killing former Vancouver gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand in February.

Wanted Phuket Hitman Killed in Canada Plane Crash

. Gene Karl Lahrkamp, who had ducked police since Feb., couldn't duck gravity
Nida "Tangmo" Patcharaveerapong posed for a photo after a Jan. 28 boat ride on the Chao Phraya River, a month before her death on a similar boat ride.

Not Accident, Not Murder: Tangmo Killed by Negligence, Police Say, Charging...

It wasn’t an accident. It wasn’t murder. Actress Nida "Tangmo" Patcharaveerapong died of negligence and everyone on the speedboat from which she fell overboard...
Pol. Lance Cpl. Norawich Buadok plead guilty in February to nine charges, including reckless driving causing death. Now he's appealing.

Ducati Cop Freed After Appealing 380-Day Sentence for Running Down Doctor...

A non-commissioned police officer sentenced early Monday to a year and 15 days in prison for running down and killing an eye doctor with...
US American Ukrainian Tax Evasion Employment Taxes Arrest Phuket Thailand

2 Ukrainian-Americans Busted in Phuket for US$10 Million Tax Evasion

Central Investigation Bureau police team arrested two Ukrainian-Americans for allegedly evading US$10 million in employment taxes. The arrest made at the request of the U.S....
Thonburi Women Correctional Institute

Bangkok Prison Guard Fired for Extorting Inmate’s Family

The Corrections Department fired a prison guard pending disciplinary and criminal investigations into alleged extortion of an inmate’s daughter. The dismissal followed a complaint to...
Porlajee 'Billy' Rakchongcharoen in Kaeng Krachan National Park. (Photo: BBC.com)

8 Years After Murder, Justice Denied to Billy’s Family

Eight years after an ethnic-minority rights activist disappeared in a protected forest in central Thailand, his relatives are still waiting to see justice done. Porlajee...
Democrat Party executive Rachada Dhnadirek speaks to the media Monday.

Democrats Double Down on Non-Interference in Prinn Investigation; Pledge Aid to...

The Democrat Party insists it will not intervene in an investigation into sexual harassment and rape allegations against its former deputy leader and will...
Prinn Panitchpakdi

Thailand’s #MeToo, or More of the Same?

. Prinn now accused of raping 2 Thai women in London in 2003
central world police stabbing bangkok thailand mall

Bangkok Mall Slasher Left Jobless, Homeless by Covid-19 Pandemic

A “confused” homeless man was arrested after allegedly stabbing two women with a box cutter at a Bangkok shopping mall. Identified by Thai-language media as...
Prinn Sex Abuse Rape Scandal Democrat party Thailand Jurin Apologizes

Democrats’ Jurin Apologizes After First Calling Prinn Sex-Abuse Scandal ‘Personal Matter’

Democrat Party leader Jurin Laksanawisit apologized for the sexual abuse scandal involving Prinn Panitchpakdi that he first called a “personal matter” for the ex-deputy...
Prim Democrat MeToo Thailand Sexual Assault Rape Bail

Ex-Democrat Deputy Leader Bailed on Sexual Assault Charges

The Bangkok South Criminal Court on Sunday released former Democrat Party deputy leader Prinn Panitchpakdi on bail of 700,000 baht on the condition that...
Drunk Benz DRiver Kills 3 Hurts 2 in Sattahip

Drunk Benz Driver Runs Checkpoint, Kills 3 Utility Workers

Three people were killed and two injured when a drunk Mercedes-Benz driver broke through a police checkpoint and plowed into a group of electrical...
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