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May 2012

Cocaine! Just Like Giving Candy To A Baby.

Now Thai Supplier Sought In Bali Drugs Case From Andrew Drummond, Denpasar, Bali May 30 2010 The British father of six-year-old Kitty Ponder broke his silence today to say Lindsay Sandiford set himself and his partner Rachel Dougall up with a damning haul of cocaine on the holiday island of Bali. As Bali police continued […]

Tragedy of a 6-year-old cocaine 'orphan' called Kitty

‘Hello, I’m Kitty. You know just as in ‘Hello Kitty’ says girl whose parents have been taken away from her for ever it seems. The drug busts in Bali are hitting headlines around the world. A recent one involving several Britons is hitting all the UK Press and elsewhere. These stories can be emotive. Even ITN abandoned its […]

PATTAYA COURTROOM DRAMA EXCLUSIVE! LAWYER FLOORED!

 EXCLUSIVE EYE WITNESS ACCOUNT FROM NIELS COLOV Dramatic events apparently unfolded at Pattaya Court, Saturday. Here follows an exclusive report from our man on the spot – and in the witness box – the legendary Pattaya journalist ‘My Press Card Is Real’ Niels Colov EXCLUSIVE BY NIELS COLOV, PATTAYA COURT “Dear All,  I just came back from […]

Andrew Drummond To Face New Court Battle To Stop Blocking Of Investigations Website

Tomorrow Saturday May 26th is D Day on attempts by Drew Noyes, publisher of the Pattaya Times, who has been joined by Niels Colov, publisher of the Pattaya People, to block this site from viewers in Thailand. So now I have to step back on reporting this issue and let a colleague journalist take over. On […]

Grumpy Old Men – The Good Life – And Financial Scammers

They’re irritable. They like a tipple. They don’t like fakes ruining their retirement playground. Could the mysterious ‘Grumpy Old Men Society’ in Phuket, Thailand, help put an end to charlatans on the island. Read On. Flying Sporran’s Bangkok Midweek Diary I am going slightly off my beat today to say hello to the fine residents of […]

Avoid This Penguin At All Costs! – Fishy Brits Use Phuket As ScamCentral

English ‘Gentlemen’ Sometimes Don’t Mind Robbing Old Ladies May 17 2012 They call him ‘The Penguin’.  Could it be because he has all the attributes of the fictitious villain in the ‘Batman’ comic – come- Hollywood hero series – a fiendish mind with a fishy smell about him?  At any rate if you come across this British charmer and […]

Has One Of the Region's Worst Con Men – Been Conned?

May 15 2012 Seems Michael Helsby Knight wants his life back. New Zealand con man Michael Helsby Knight who pulled off various cons in Pattaya after being banned from ever trading in New South Wales, Australia, is apparently whinging about his reported death. He has been circulating an email showing himself holding up a copy […]

STRANGE TALE OF CROOKED COPS, TRANSVESTITES, A MUTILATED BODY AND TWOSCOTS KNOWN AS THE ‘GAY MACMAFIA’ PART 10

 Glasgow Rangers football team and the commercial gay sex business in Pattaya, Thailand, are unlikely bedfellows. But both have come up again now Lord Justice Nimmo Smith – Nimmo the Dimmo – has been appointed to oversee the current enquiry into the football team. The judge is the story apparently – read here about planeloads […]

Pattaya – Where Consumer Protection Is A 'B' Word

A ROTARY CLUB CONMAN – & THE ANATOMY OF A THAI PROPERTY SCAM (CONTD) May 10 2012 A Flying Sporran Update Richard Haughton – the fat cat of Thai Media & Property Exhibition Co., Ltd – is back in Thailand after successfully avoiding investors he had ripped off .When they come he goes. Here one of his victims […]

SECRET TAPES REVEAL PLOT TO GET PATTAYA PUBLISHER OFF EXTORTION CHARGES

 OLD ENEMIES JOIN FORCES TO BEAT A RAP May 9 2012 The publisher of the Pattaya People – a man revealed on this site as a person with convictions for pimping, violence, and dishonesty – has vowed to help his friend Drew Noyes, Publisher of the Pattaya Times get off charges of extortion in the local […]