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German National Nico Papke Confesses to Murdering his Thai Girlfriend

  – PHUKET – German National Nico Papke, 35, has confessed to the murder of his Thai girlfriend, ten days after police found her body wrapped in a blanket and dumped in a forest in Kathu. Col Vitoon Kongsutjai of the Phuket Provincial Police told Thai Media that Nico at first, he denied any involvement […]

July 19th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Ex-US High School Teacher Sentenced to 27 Years for Sexually Abusing Thai Children

– ALABAMA – A court has sentences former school teacher 52 year-old Clarence Evers Jr. to 27 years in prison this week for charges including child sex tourism and child pornography, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. While teaching at Alabama’s Hillcrest High School, Clarence Evers Jr. had a summer tradition: Traveling to Thailand […]

July 19th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

U.S. YouTube Star Nathan Bartling to be Charged with Trespassing and Cruelty to Animals

– BANGKOK -American expat Nathan Bartling who is a YouTube star with 3.29 million subscribers is in hot water for posting a video of an age-old practice among kids: flattening coins on railroad tracks. Nathan Bartling, whose YouTube series is called My Mate Nate, was detained by police after a news conference with railway officials Monday […]

July 18th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

American Businessman Hangs Himself in Pattaya Condo

– PATTAYA – An 54 year-old American businessman was found hanged at a Unika Pattaya Condominium room in Pattaya beach city on Monday night. The 54-year-old Anthony Matthiew Klang was found by his girlfriend hanging from a wardrobe door hinge by a nylon rope around his neck in a 26th floor room at the Unicca […]

July 18th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Czech Fraud Suspect Wanted by Interpol Nabbed on Koh Samui

– SURAT THANI – Authorites on the Island of Koh Samui have arrested a 42-year-old Czech man wanted by Interpol in a €1.5-million (53 million baht) fraud after fleeing to Thailand three years ago. Police were dispatched to several piers on the tourist island after receiving information that Radek Juricek had travelled from Hat Yai […]

July 15th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Canadian Alexandre Cazes Found Dead in Thai Prison Cell was Wanted Over AlphaBay, a “Dark Web” Site

– BANGKOK – Canadian Alexandre Cazes who was found hanging from a bath towel in the wake of an apparent suicide was at the centre of an RCMP and FBI probe into AlphaBay, a “dark web” site that was a market for drugs, firearms and pirated personal data, La Presse reported Friday. The 26-year-old Canadian […]

July 15th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Thai Police Raid Bangkok Red Light Districts to Catch Trans-National Criminals

  – BANGKOK – As part of a campaign to prevent and suppress trans-national criminals Bangkok’s Metro Police inspected Bangkok’s Nana area, along Soi Sukhumvit 4, early on Friday morning Pol Maj General Surachet Hakpan said the operation followed complaints that the Nana area had some criminals posing as tourists. The unannounced operation began at […]

July 14th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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