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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Funny Money: Alleged Dollar Counterfeiting Ring Busted in Bang Kapi

BANGKOK — Thai police arrested five alleged counterfeiters in a joint operation with the U.S. Secret Service, seizing USD$154,400 worth of forged American banknotes Wednesday in Bangkok’s Bang Kapi district.

Parents of Missing Woman Linked to Israeli Murder Suspect Seek Help

BANGKOK — The distressed parents of a woman missing for two years asked police Friday to search a laptop they believe might hold the clues to their daughter’s disappearance.
A group of foreign detainees sit with police in a Friday press briefing at Nana Plaza hotel in Bangkok.

500+ Foreigners Arrested in New Nationwide Raids

BANGKOK — More than 500 foreigners were arrested in another nationwide raid, police said Friday.

Teen Says He Stabbed Engineer to Death for His Motorbike

BANGKOK — Two weeks after he was seen stabbing a man to death on a busy Lat Phrao district street, the confessed murderer said he just wanted to take his motorcycle.
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Net Idol Jessie Vard Faces Jail Time For Promoting Gambling

BANGKOK — Net idol and model Jessie Vard faces up to a month in prison for allegedly encouraging World Cup gambling, police said Tuesday.

Students Arrested for Killing Hazing Detractor

BANGKOK — Police on Tuesday arrested the last of the group of students who shot a fellow student to death for not participating in their initiation rituals.

Fugitive American Pedophile Suspect Arrested on Samui

SAMUI — A fugitive American pedophile suspect was apprehended on a southern Thai island after he’d been hiding in Thailand for a year, reportedly taking teaching jobs around the country.

Family Man Shoots Teen Dead After Parking Dispute

CHONBURI — A teen boy was shot dead Saturday after he and his friend attacked a 50-year-old man over a parking conflict. Suthep Poshsomboon, 50,...

HIV-Infected Soldier Accused of Raping Scores of Teenagers

BANGKOK — Police say they have arrested an HIV-infected soldier who allegedly blackmailed and raped more than 70 teenage boys. Police said they received a...

Ferry Captain Charged As More Bodies Pulled From Chao Phraya

AYUTTHAYA — The skipper of a ferry which sank in the Chao Phraya River was charged with four crimes including fatal recklessness Monday as the death toll from the accident rose to 27 today.



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