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Over 20 big foreign criminal gangs in Thailand

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Kasikornbank ATM in Bangkok

Kasikornbank ATM in Bangkok. Photo: Guillaume G.


More than 20 major transnational gangs are plaguing Thailand – including Russian and Romanian credit card skimming gangs and Latin American thieves and bank robbers, a new study by the Thailand Institute of Justice has revealed.

Acting TIJ deputy director Natee Jitsawang detailed the public organisation’s research on foreign criminal gangs in Thailand at a press conference yesterday. Natee said Thailand allowed easy entry into country to accommodate foreigners. As a result, transnational gangs continuously committed crimes in the Kingdom.

Read more: The Nation


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