• Tue, 03 Jul 2018 01:00
    DSI to probe disappearance of Karen activist ‘Billy’ and encroachment in Trang national park
    THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) has launched probes into two high-profile cases – the 2014 disappearance of Phetchaburi’s Karen environmental activist Porlajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen and influential groups allegedly encroaching on over 100 rai (16 hectares) of Trang’s Hat Chao Mai National Park.
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  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 20:06
    Asean pools knowledge to fight cybercrime
    THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) on Wednesday hosted a Bangkok seminar for representatives of 10 Asean countries to discuss and exchange ideas on ways to suppress cybercrime.
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  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 18:11
    ​​​​​​​Police ready to file charges against DSI official over his FB post on temple scandal
    Police's Crime Suppression Division (CSD) is ready to file charges against Department of Special Investigation (DSI) senior investigator Pisitchai Sawangwattanakorn, if one or more of the four Bangkok temples mentioned in his Facebook posts as being implicated in the ongoing temple-fund embezzlement scandal, wished to press legal action.
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  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:15
    Senior investigator transferred over Facebook claims in temple-fraud case
    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) on Monday transferred “senior professional level investigator” Pisitchai Sawangwattanakorn of the DSI Bureau of Taxation Crime to an inactive post pending a probe for allegedly publishing inappropriate information about the ongoing temple fund embezzlement cases on his personal Facebook page.
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  • Fri, 25 May 2018 12:51
    DSI poised to take over Loei forest encroachment case
    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is prepared to look into alleged encroachment on 6,000 rai (960 hectares) of forest in Loei, a case to which siblings of embattled construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta are linked.
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  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:09
    Bank issues fraud warning
    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) and Thanachart Bank on Wednesday officially launched a project to produce short video clips to warn Thais about 10 fraudulent scams.
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  • Mon, 02 Apr 2018 14:18
    DSI submits evidence of Victoria’s human trafficking involving 45 suspects
    Department of Special Investigation (DSI) officers on Monday morning submitted to public prosecutors 72 files comprising 17,000 pages of findings from their investigation of human trafficking and procuring women, including from neighbouring countries, for prostitution linked to the Bangkok-based Victoria’s: The Secret Forever massage parlour.
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  • Wed, 28 Mar 2018 14:36
    Rental car businesswoman files DSI complaint against ‘uniformed people’
    The owner of a Sara Buri-based rental car shop on Wednesday lodged a complaint with the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) in Bangkok, asking for help to retrieve two luxury cars worth Bt7 million that her customer had allegedly pawned.
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  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:32
    Two arrested in illegal weight-loss drug bust in Chiang Mai
    Two people were arrested after more than 1.6 million capsules of a weight-loss drug disguised as food supplements were seized by officials from the Department of Special Investigation and theChiang Mai Public Health Office.
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  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 04:00
    Senior DSI official faces probe over alleged rape, extortion
    A DISCIPLINARY investigation is to begin next week into claims that a Department of Special Investigations official took a video of him raping a 38-year-old Pattaya businesswoman at gunpoint in May 2015 and then used the tape to blackmail and extort Bt2 million from the woman.
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  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00
    Somyot ‘confident’ after questioned by DSI over Bt300m loan
    AFTER BEING questioned by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) about money he claimed to have borrowed from the alleged owner of a brothel, former national police chief Pol General Somyot Poompunmuang yesterday said he was confident he would receive justice and was willing to provide more information upon request.
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  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 01:00
    Investments in stock market with links to Victoria’s under scrutiny
    THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) has frozen more than Bt300 million worth of assets related to Victoria’s: The Secret Forever massage parlour, which allegedly engaged in human trafficking and prostitution.
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  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:00
    DSI to launch hunt for ‘real owner’ of massage parlour
    DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) officers will with the Immigration Police Bureau dispatch a team to hunt for a wanted businessman and his wife linked to a raided Bangkok massage parlour.
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  • Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:29
    Former DSI chief gets suspended jail term for assets concealment
    The former chief of the Department of Special Investigations, Tarit Pengdith, was on Friday given a suspended jail term and put on two year’s probation after pleading guilty to charges of concealing assets.
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  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:00
    DSI denies brothel raid motivated by politics
    THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) yesterday dismissed rumours that the recent crackdown on a major Bangkok-based massage parlour was politically motivated.
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