• Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:23
    Six Bangkok cops transferred in probe of alleged extortion attempt
    Six Bangkok policemen were yesterday transferred to inactive posts and are the subjects of a fact-finding probe over allegations that they raided the home of a 49-year-old food vendor and allegedly imposed a bogus Bt50,000 charge in exchange for his freedom on the night of August 10.
  • Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:57
    Drug deal breaks bad in Kalasin, extortion foiled
    Three suspected members of a drug gang in the Northeast have been charged with kidnapping a customer in a bid to ransom her for the money she owed them.
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  • Mon, 14 May 2018 01:00
    Santhana defiant, awarded Bt300,000 bail on extortion charges
    “I WILL NEVER be defeated. I will sue every single one of them,” Pol Lt-Colonel Santhana Prayoonrat vowed, as he was taken to the Criminal Court for his first 12-day period of detention yesterday morning. The former deputy superintendent of the police Special Branch had surrendered at his house on Saturday.
  • Sun, 13 May 2018 12:13
    Ex-police officer facing extortion charges defiant as he awaits bail 
    “I will never be defeated. I will sue every single one of them,” Special-Branch Police Division former deputy superintendent Pol Lt-Colonel Santhana Prayoonrat vowed, as he was brought to the Criminal Court for the first 12-day period of detention on Sunday morning. He had surrendered at his house on Saturday.
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  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00
    Eight warrants for ex-Special Branch officer
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 15:04
    Former Special-Branch officer faces 8 warrants for extortion
    The Criminal Court has approved eight arrest warrants for a former deputy superintendent at the Special-Branch Police Division, Pol Lt-Colonel Santhana Prayoonrat, over allegations of extortion at the Donmuang Modern Market.
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  • Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
    Claims of widespread extortion racket at Bangkok market
    SOME OF THE 500 VENDORS at Bangkok’s Donmuang Modern Market claim they have been paying between Bt500 and Bt10,000 a month for police protection because some of the products they are selling are illegal.
  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:39
    Bangkok traffic officer arrested and suspended for alleged extortion
    A traffic police officer in Bangkok has been arrested and suspended from service after he allegedly demanded Bt10,000 from a young motorcyclist in exchange for not pursuing traffic violation charges.
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  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:00
    Another Thai official under scrutiny
    Re: Senior DSI official faces probe over alleged rape, extortion, Feb 16, The Nation
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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.
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 14:36
    Police officer, two others linked to Pattaya extortion and rape
    A police lance corporal in Chon Buri’s Nong Prue precinct and two civilians have surrendered to police and denied an accusation that they had abducted a 22-year-old woman from her Pattaya apartment and coerced her into having sex.
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  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 19:33
    Officer under investigation for extortion charged over drugs in police raid
    A traffic policeman in Bangkok’s Lumphini precinct, who allegedly forced a bogus drug charge against a Canadian national in attempt to extort money from the victim, has been dismissed from the civil service and faces a serious disciplinary probe in addition to a criminal investigation.
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  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 14:40
    Police solicit complaints against ‘notorious’ Morchit taxi motorcyclist
    Police have learned the identity of a “notorious” taxi motorcyclist who charged a female passenger Bt400 for a one-kilometre ride and are considering filing extortion charges against him.
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  • Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:00
    Extortion angle probed in Yala bus arson
    NATIONAL SECURITY Council secretary-general General Wanlop Rugsanaoh has ordered security officers to hunt down people behind Sunday’s torching of a Bangkok-bound bus in Yala’s Bannang Sata district as well as leaflets found in the district on Monday evening demanding a “protection fee” from public-transport operators using Highway 410 (Yala-Betong Road).
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  • Mon, 18 Dec 2017 01:00
    Trang school apologises after extortion of young student
    THE DIRECTOR of a well-known private school in the southern province of Trang has admitted that a group of students has extorted money from fellow students at the school.
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