Tags : Mafia


Prawit orders mafia crackdown at tourist spots

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has ordered widespread crackdowns on mafia gangs to stop them causing trouble to Thai and foreign tourists across the country. The aim is to build “safety zones” in crowded tourist attractions, defence spokesman Kongcheep Tantravanich quoted Gen Prawit, also Defence Minister, as saying Sunday. Full story: Bangkok Post WASSANA NANUAM […]Read More


Pattaya Police Arrest Alleged Russian Mafiosos

PATTAYA — Police in Pattaya Monday took credit Monday for taking a major Russian mafia figure and 13 other foreign criminals, including an AIDS-infected heroin smuggler, off the streets during the past month. The biggest bust, police said, was Aleksandr Danilov, 43, who is accused of being a top figure in Russian organized crime in […]Read More


Police general is among the list of mafia bosses handed

Royal Thai Police commissioner admitted that a police lieutenant general is among the list of 200 names of alleged mafias submitted to him by the Army to tackle under the policy of the military junta to face crackdown. The Royal Thai Army handed in a list of suspected influential people to the police to carry […]Read More


Army chief says crack down on mafias will be indefinite

Army commander-in-chief Gen Thirachai Narkwanich announced today the crackdown on influential people or mafias will continue indefinitely nationwide until they all be eliminated from the country’s soil. The tough announcement by the army chief sent clear signal to influential people who harboured criminals will be dealt with drastically no matter they be civilians or military […]Read More


Phangan Shooting Prompts Crackdown on ‘Foreign Mafia’

SURAT THANI — Police have been ordered from the highest level to crack down on foreign mafia operating on Koh Phangan after a local official and Russian bar owner were arrested in connection with intimidation backed by gunfire on the island famous for its full moon parties. Following arrests of two suspects in the shooting, […]Read More


Government launches anti-mafia campaign

The government kicked off a campaign to crack down on mafia-style gangs across the country on Thursday. A new intelligence panel has been set up to gather information on the gangs, defence spokesman Maj Gen Khongchip Tantrawanit quoted Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon as saying Thursday. Read more: Bangkok PostRead More