• Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
    GT200 distributor convicted again, for Bt7m fraud on forensic institute
    A COURT yesterday once again found Avia Satcom Ltd and its top executive, Suttiwat Wattanakij, guilty of fraud, this time for supplying the fake GT200 devices to the Central Institute of Forensic Science, falsely claiming that they could detect bombs and narcotics.
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 12:24
    GT200 supplier gets another nine years in jail
    Avia Satcom Co Ltd and its top executive, Suttiwat Wattanakij, were found guilty of fraud in Don Mueang Kwaeng Court on Wednesday for supplying the Justice Ministry’s Central Institute of Forensic Science with GT200 devices that it falsely claimed could detect hidden bombs and narcotics.
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  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 01:00
    The GT200 debacle: gullibility or criminality?
    Thailand wasn’t the only country that bought the dowsing rod sold as a bomb detector, but it bought the most and defended it the longest
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 20:00
    Military ‘filed GT200-related lawsuits a long time ago’
    ALL MILITARY units have taken legal action against their suppliers of GT200 bomb/narcotics detectors after they were found not to work.
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:00
    Avia Satcom exec gets 9 years over sale of fake bomb scanners
    THE DON MUEANG Kwaeng Court yesterday handed down a guilty verdict to a company and its top executive for providing the Royal Aide-De-Camp Department with unusable GT200 bomb scanners and related supplies.
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
    NACC remains ‘inconclusive’ over purchase of bogus detection devices
    IT IS difficult for the nation’s anti-graft agency to conclude whether there was any wrongdoing in the Bt1.13-billion purchase of fake “remote substance detectors”, a member of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) said yesterday.
  • Thu, 29 Mar 2018 01:00
    Court dismisses fraud case over bogus GT200 bomb detectors
    DON MUANG Municipal Court yesterday dismissed charges in a fraud trial filed by the Armed Forces Security Centre against Jackson Electronics (Thailand), which supplied eight faulty bomb-detecting devices known as GT200, worth Bt10.4 million, to the centre in 2007.
  • Sun, 31 Jul 2016 01:00
    Compensation unlikely for bogus GT200s, says Wissanu
    DEPUTY Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam revealed yesterday that state agencies did not purchase the phoney bomb detector ADE-651 - so there would be no compensation claim.
  • Thu, 30 Jun 2016 01:00
    Thailand mulls separate lawsuit over purchase of bogus devices
    DEPUTY PRIME Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday that legal specialists were deciding whether Thailand would have to file a separate lawsuit against the producer of faulty bomb- and drug-detecting devices to claim compensation.
  • Tue, 28 Jun 2016 01:00
    Reds ask UK for details on GT200 deals
    Urge UK govt to give papers AMID suspicion of graft.
  • Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:42
    Pressure mounts on Thai junta over fake bomb detectors
    BANGKOK - Activists on Monday urged Britain to hand over details of the multi-million-dollar sale to Thailand of fake bomb detectors that led to the detention of scores of innocent people.
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  • Sun, 26 Jun 2016 01:00
    GT200 money to be recovered from sales agent
    The Office of the Auditor-General has stated there is clear evidence to prove that the sales agent of the bogus bomb detector GT200 in Thailand conspired with the foreign company to deceive the agencies, and assured that there was the possibility of suing
  • Sun, 26 Jun 2016 01:00
    GT200 scandal is a chance for junta to set the bar high
    The junta declares that our military must perform with transparency and be corruption-free. Thus, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit recently signed a MoU between the Ministry of Defence and the National Anti-Corruption Commission that will
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  • Sat, 25 Jun 2016 01:00
    GT (Grand Theft) 2000
    Thailand purchased the GT200 bomb-detection devices at a vastly inflated price, refused to accept for a long time that there was anything wrong with them - in spite of experts’ proof that they were nothing more than plastic and a smart card - and continue
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  • Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:00
    Wissanu to explore compensation for GT200
    DEPUTY PRIME Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday that he would look into the UK court ruling to see if Thailand could claim compensation for the purchase of fake bomb-detection devices.
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