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Jiratpisit “Boom” Jaravijit. Photo: Jiratpisitfc / Instagram

Actor Busted For Massive Fintech Scam Targeting Foreigners: Cops

BANGKOK — An actor was filming a scene at a Bangkok shopping mall when police swept in Thursday and arrested him on suspicion of orchestrating a massive digital currency con that netted nearly 800 million baht.
Monte Campbell, of Stillwater, Okla., right, stands under the Brooklyn Bridge in the Manhattan borough after jumping into New York's East River to rescue a baby floating in the East River. Photo: Robert Bumsted / Associated Press

NYPD: US Dad Fled to Thailand After Tossing Dead Baby in River

NEW YORK — A Bronx dad fled to Thailand after carrying his dead 7-month-old baby around New York City in a backpack and tossing...

Students to Be Prosecuted for Bursting Spleen of Underclassman

BANGKOK — Police said Monday that three men charged with assaulting a university underclassman until his spleen burst would be prosecuted.

74 Arrests in This Week’s Edition of ‘X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner’

BANGKOK — Seventy-four foreigners were arrested in the latest edition of what’s become a weekly photo op promoting police raids foreigners suspected of illegal activities.

Mongolians Accused of Pickpocketing Bangkok Tourists

BANGKOK — Three Mongolian men were charged with pickpocketing and credit card fraud Thursday after being arrested at BTS Chit Lom.
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Massive Data Breach Hits Two Major Thai Banks

BANGKOK — Hackers have stolen the information of at least 123,000 customers in a massive data breach at two major commercial banks, though they said Tuesday no damages have yet been reported.

Bangkok Teens Arrested For Drive-By Shooting Prank

BANGKOK — Six people have been charged for staging a prank in which they drove around a neighborhood in camouflage pretending to shoot bystanders with fake guns.

Suicide of Rape Victim Leads to Arrest of Village Headman

TAK — A former village headman was arrested Friday as the prime suspect in the rape of a Hmong woman who allegedly committed suicide...

35 Foreigners Arrested In This Week’s ‘X-Ray Outlaw’ Raid

BANGKOK — Dozens of foreigners were arrested early Wednesday when authorities raided 62 areas including schools and hotels nationwide.

Brit English Teacher Investigated For Child Porn

BANGKOK — Police on Wednesday are investigating whether a British teacher sexually abused any children after he was charged with possession of child pornography.





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