• Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:00
    Helping hand for Chinese man swindled of savings
    The Shirrine Clinic at Chamchuri Square shopping centre in Bangkok this week came to the aid of a Chinese man who was left penniless after a Thai condominium broker allegedly swindled him out of almost Bt1 million.
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  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 10:19
    Taxis biggest problem for tourist police
    Taxi problems were the biggest issue for tourist police last year among thousands of arrests, the Tourist Police Bureau said on Wednesday.
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  • Sun, 30 Sep 2018 15:45
    Police suspect romantic conflict in murder of Chinese woman
    A 28-year-old Chinese woman, who was found dead at the Ton Nga Chang waterfall in Songkhla’s Hat Yai district on September 20, was suspected to have been murdered by a male compatriot and his two accomplices, Deputy Tourist Police Bureau Commissioner Pol Maj-General Surachate Hakparn said on Sunday.
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  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 16:06
    Police, AMLO in extensive raids to seize more assets in Loei savings co-op embezzlement case
    Tourist Police Bureau deputy chief Pol Maj-General Surachate Hakparn on Tuesday led around 200 police officers and Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) officials to search seven locations in Khon Kaen that were linked to alleged accomplices of embezzlement suspect and Loei former police chief, Pol Maj-General Suthip Palitkusolthai.
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  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 19:40
    Senior police helps Phuket hit and run victim
    Deputy Commander of the Tourist Police Bureau based in Bangkok, Maj Gen Surachete Hakparn, ordered his team to stop his convoy to help a student who had been hit in Phuket Town on Friday.
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  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:45
    Chinese suspects held over Phuket ‘call-centre’ scam
    The Tourist Police Bureau in Bangkok said it had arrested two Thai, 22 Chinese and one Burmese citizen, who were allegedly working for a call-centre scam gang that has purportedly stolen some Bt13 million. The arrests happened in Patong Wednesday.
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  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:56
    Pick-pocket gang used fake passports to steal in Thailand, sell items in Vietnam: police
    Many of the 17 suspects of a Vietnamese pick-pocket gang arrested last week in Bangkok’s Din Daeng district were carrying counterfeit passports and using fake names and had stayed in Thailand for 30 years, and another three were found to have overstayed their visas, the Tourist Police Bureau told a press conference on Friday.
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  • Fri, 25 May 2018 18:01
    Thai, Taiwan police nab 10 telecom fraudsters in scam targeting Bangkok seniors
    Thai Tourist Police Bureau officers have joined with their Taiwanese counterparts to crack down on a telecom fraud gang in Tainan, a city on Taiwan’s southwest coast and arrest 10 suspects, after Thai police discovered that more than 10 Bangkok retirees had been duped of about Bt1 million that was withdrawn in Taiwan.
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  • Mon, 21 May 2018 19:10
    Immigration officer said to be involved in kidnapping of tourist
    A Thai Immigration Police officer was allegedly involved in the abduction of a 39-year-old woman at Suvarnabhumi Airport on the night of May 6 for a Bt15 million ransom, Tourist Police Bureau deputy chief Pol Maj-General Surachate Hakparn said on Monday.
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  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 13:19
    Swiss man, illegally in Thailand, to be deported to face charges of spreading disease
    A 42-year-old Swiss man, who was wanted in his home country for intentionally spreading a communicable disease and was captured in Surat Thani’s Koh Samui on March 14, will soon be deported to face prosecution in Switzerland, Tourist Police Bureau deputy head Maj-General Surachet Hakpan told the press on Friday.
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  • Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:08
    UAE man arrested for allegedly raping American woman
    A 40-year-old man from the United Arab Emirates was accused of raping a 28-year-old American woman early on Friday in the man’s hotel room, Tourist Police Bureau deputy chief Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpan.
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  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 01:00
    Tourist Police defend handling of zero-dollar probe
    A POLICE investigation into charges, since dismissed, that OA Transport Co and affiliates formed an illegal zero-dollar-tour network was done “by the book”, the acting chief of the Tourist Police Bureau (TPB) insisted yesterday.
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  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:04
    Tourist Police defend handling of zero-dollar probe
    A police investigation into charges, since dismissed, that OA Transport Co and affiliates formed an illegal zero-dollar-tour network was done “by the book”, the acting chief of the Tourist Police Bureau (TPB) insisted on Friday.
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  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:48
    Seven tour companies hit in TPB crackdown
    The newly-appointed deputy chief of the Tourist Police Bureau (TPB), Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpan, has led a crackdown on seven tour companies that allegedly used unlicensed tour guides and red licence plate vehicles on their commercial services.
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