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June 2011

Three Young Brits Killed Another Injured In Thai bus crash

From Andrew Drummond, Bangkok June 30 2011 Daily Mail Evening Standard  Three young British men on a gap year trip together were killed outright in Thailand when their tourist coach was involved in a head on collision with another bus. A fourth teenager also travelling with the same group arrived back in London early today suffering from […]

British Tourist Complains Police Will Not Investigate His Ladyboy Masseur

A Briton who was robbed in a hotel in Bangkok says he was told by Thai police to claim on insurance as they were not going to investigate – despite the fact that the thief, a lady boy, was not only caught on CCTV but also left a copy of his ID with reception.Kevin M (name withheld) […]

Writs Fly As Tennis Champs Go To Court Over Thai Millionaires Row Property Deal

From ANDREW DRUMMONDBangkok, June 19 2011  Two former British tennis champions are going to court over a £725,000 investment one made to the other in a multi-million pound project  for a so called ‘Millionaires’ Row’ on the Thai holiday island of Phuket.Former British champion Greg Rusedski claimed he has been back-handed by former British champion […]

Son of Australian Underworld Boss Surrenders In Sathorn

From ANDREW DRUMMONDBangkok, June 17 2011Adam Freeman – the son of Sydney underworld figure George Freeman – surrendered to Australian Federal Police officers in Bangkok today by arrangement.Freeman, who fled to Thailand, after being linked to a lab which produced 19.5 kg of ecstasy seized by police in Australia last December, handed himself in by prior […]

Horror Film Producer and Biker Drowned Insist Police So Murder Investigation Is Off

From ANDREW DRUMMOND, Bangkok June 13 2011The sister of a Briton, who was declared drowned in a shallow lake on Koh Samui, has expressed disappointment that a second post mortem has concluded her brother drowned and police will NOT now be continuing with a murder investigation.Eve Deary, 53, from Waverley, Surrey, said that she still […]

Bangkok Adultery Fugitives To Feature on LOCKED UP ABROAD

A couple who fled to safety in Bangkok after being banged up in the Philippines on adultery charges are to feature in ‘Locked Up Abroad’ on National Geographic Television this week.David Scott, from Swindon, Wilts, and Cynthia Reyes, from Manila, made their break for freedom after colleague Andy Chant and myself took up their case in […]

Hunt For The Millions Of Fraudster Who Died On A Bottle Shop Island

From Andrew Drummond, Labuan, Sabah, North BorneoJune 6 2011He has been described as ‘a charmer’ and a ‘gentleman and a scholar’ but if David Elias had ever had those attributes they did not come to the fore during his last years commuting around the world from this tiny island off the coast of North Borneo.David Elias […]