Russian National Arrested for Overstaying and 1 Million Baht Bribery Attempt in Surat Thani

Tourists on Haad Rin in Koh Phangan, Thailand.
Busy street in Haad Rin in Koh Phangan, Thailand. Photo: Fabio Achilli / flickr.

On July 10th, the Koh Pha Ngan Tourist Police apprehended a suspect identified only as Mr. Denis, a 42-year-old Russian national, at a house in [Read More…]

Japanese Man Arrested in Bangkok for Overstay and Alleged Gang Involvement

Benjakiti Park lies at the heart of Bangkok on Ratchadapisek road
Benjakiti Park lies at the heart of Bangkok on Ratchadapisek road, Khlong Toei district. Photo: Mr. Peerapong Prasutr.

Bangkok — Thai Immigration authorities apprehended a Japanese national, identified only as Mr. Miyoshi, in the Khlong Toei district of Bangkok. The arrest came after [Read More…]

‘French’ Man Claiming to be Religious Leader Arrested on Koh Phangan for Visa Overstay

Ferry at Haad Rin pier in Koh Phangan
Ferry at Haad Rin pier in Koh Phangan. Photo: Manfred Werner.

Tourist police arrested a “French” man claiming to be a religious leader on Koh Phangan in Thailand’s southern province of Surat Thani on June 23rd, [Read More…]