Artikel tagged “tourist-police”

  • Taxi driver arrested for cheating South Korean tourist in Bangkok – VIDEO

    Taxi driver arrested for cheating South Korean tourist in Bangkok – VIDEO

    A taxi driver in Bangkok has been arrested after allegedly intimidating and overcharging a South Korean tourist passenger. The arrest from Tourist Police follows a user tagging the Tourist Police Bureau in a post in his Facebook post accusing a taxi driver of allegedly intimidating and overcharging the South Korean passenger using the taxi service from Siam Square to Rangsit in Pathum Thani (just north of Bangkok). The cabbie charged him 700 baht, almost double the estimated fare.

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    Suspected Russian pedophile arrested in Pattaya

    Thai police continue to close in on foreign pedophiles operating in Thailand. A 39 year old Russian man has been arrested by Thai Tourist Police on charges related to the possession of child pornography.

  • “Your white handsome man is really a dark skinned scammer!” Tourist police warning

    “Your white handsome man is really a dark skinned scammer!” Tourist police warning

    The Thai tourist police have produced a Facebook warning for Thai women about Romance Scams. One of the frames shows a cartoon white man who they say is handsome and rich

  • 12 infringements during random safety check at Chalong Pier

    12 infringements during random safety check at Chalong Pier

    The Tourist Police, Marine Police and Phuket Marine Office headed to Chalong Pier yesterday (January 20) to conduct random inspections and found 12 boat operators in error over various safety issues. Two people held expired licenses, another one didn’t bring his license onboard and another 6 operators were not running boats in accordance with the conditions specified in their license. There were also three people arrested for working without a license onboard, exceeding the maximum capacity of the boat and working with an illegal immigrant

  • Tourist Police getting ready for high-season

    Tourist Police getting ready for high-season

    Today (September 28), the tourist police rehearsed aerial transportation of injured people to improve their readiness for the forthcoming high season.

  • The military go shopping – Crackdown on alleged ‘rip-off’ shops

    The military go shopping – Crackdown on alleged ‘rip-off’ shops

    More than 200 military officers along with Thai Tourist Police and other departments led by the Acting Deputy Chief of the Thai Tourist Police, Maj Gen Surachet Hakpan, raided 5 shops believed to be involved in zero-dollar tours that practice high prices to rip off tourists with their products and services. Yesterday (September 20), the team started at the snake farm in Chalong (Thaiko Natural Health), which offers snake shows and sells products made from, and out of, snakes. Police seized more than 500 bottles of capsules of what is claimed to be tonic without Thai labels – 73 of them had Russian labels only

  • Tourist Police roadshow swings by Phuket

    Tourist Police roadshow swings by Phuket

    PHUKET: The Thai Tourist Police Road Show arrived at Patong’s Soi Bangla on Saturday, as Tourist Police showed off facilities to help tourists gather information and enhance their safety.