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Thai Police Link Luke Cook to Drug Smuggling and Murder of Australian Hells Angel Wayne Schneider

– BANGKOK – The Royal Thai Police in Bangkok say they have drawn a connection between the Hell’s Angels gang member arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport on Saturday and the murder of Australian Wayne Schneider found buried in Chon Buri province in 2015 at a news briefing on Tuesday. Pol Lt Gen Weerapong Chuenpakdi, an acting […]

December 12th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Funds Raised to Send Irishman Home after Devastating Mountain Bike Crash in Chiang Mai

– CHIANG MAI – Family and friends of an Irishman left with life-changing injuries after crashing his bicycle in Chiang Mai need have praised his courage and thanked supporters after £36,000 was raised in just two days to bring him home safely. On Wednesday last week the 26-year-old Sait Can Ozdemir went cycling in Chiang […]

December 11th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

63 Year-Old Australian Falls to his Death from Pattaya Hotel

– PATTAYA – Pattaya police are investigating the death of a 63 year-old Australian man after he fell to his death from a hotel in the early hours of Monday. At approximately 3AM Pattaya police were summoned to the R-Con Blue Ocean Hotel on Soi Bua Khao, Bang Lamung district after reports a man had […]

December 11th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Pattaya Hells Angel Member Luke Cook Arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport on Drug Smuggling Charges

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Narcotics Suppression Bureau have arrested an Australian and his Thai wife and charged them with smuggling a large amount of crystal methamphetamine into the country, while freezing assets worth about 20 million baht for examination. Pol Lt Gen Sommai Kongwisaisuk, commissioner of the Narcotics Suppression Bureau, told the Bangkok Post on […]

December 11th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Tourist Police Bust Nigerian Online Romance Scam in Bangkok

  – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Tourist Police have arrested a Nigerian man for internet fraud, for pretending to be a beautiful female American soldier on Facebook. The Nigerian, known as Antonio Jose Carlos or ‘Star Boy’ in his community, had been targeting lonely Thai men and defrauding them of their savings with promises of love. […]

December 9th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Australian Couple’s Holiday from Hell after Motorbike Crash in Phuket, Thailand

– PHUKET – A surprise birthday getaway has turned into a “nightmare” for an Australian couple badly injured in a crash in Phuket Thailand on Monday. Shani Bourne and Sam William were driving through Patong on a hired scooter when a car swerved towards them. As they veered to avoid it, they crashed into a […]

December 7th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

29 Year-old Norwegian Busted for Making False Claim About Pattaya Robbery

– PATTAYA – A Norwegian tourist Johansen Anton, 29 has confessed to making up a story about being robbed of cash and valuables worth 30,000 baht by two teenagers in Pattaya to get an insurance claim. Johansen, confessed following an intense police interrogation on Thursday, said Pol Col Apichai Krobphet, chief of Pattaya police during […]

December 1st, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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