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September 2015

SPLASH: ‘Now I’m definitely going’ – says Brian Goudie

Banged up in Nong Plalai Prison for cheating a 76-year-old American woman out of her life savings fake lawyer Brian Goudie is now reported to be playing the prison lawyer and offering advice to inmates. It appears none have taken up his offer as many friends of clients he put there in his role as […]

PROBABLY THE ONLY LEGAL KNOCKING SHOP IN PATTATA

Flying Sporran’s Diary Noyes with Thai police and military Thailand’s Police Commissioner Police General Somyot has ordered that his Immigration Police clean up its act. This was prompted by the fact that members of alleged Erawan Shrine bombing gang say they could cross the Thai border by paying a fee of US$600. Personally of all […]

THE ‘CHILLING EFFECT’ – KOH TAO SUSPECTS SACRIFICED FOR BRITISH GOVERNMENT INTERESTS?

‘I feel considerable unease’ – Justice Green Case No: HQ15X0311 Queen Bench Division, High Court of Justice The two young Burmese accused of the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on the Thai island of Koh Tao were sacrificed by the British authorities in the interests of continued police co-operation between the Royal Thai […]

TAKE HIM DOWN! BRIAN GOUDIE’S LEGAL CAREER COMES TO AN END

‘HIS HEAD WAS IN HIS HANDS’ A Scottish con man who posed as a barrister in Thailand to cheat vulnerable tourists and expats out of their life savings was today jailed for three years in the resort city of Pattaya. Unshaven, wearing jeans and blue button down shirt, Goudie,48, born in Falkirk as Brian Gerald […]

BRIAN GOUDIE JAILED!

NO BAIL TO APPEAL GRANTED TO SCOTTISH CONMAN WITH THAI LAW OFFICE! A Scottish con man who posed as a barrister, and former officer in the Royal Marines to cheat an elderly lady out of 7.8 million baht (just under US$218,000) was sent straight to jail without being given bail to appeal today. Having been […]

FAKE LAWYER – ‘I’M GONE’

BRIAN GOUDIE’S DAY OF RECKONING LOOMS Brian Goldie, who resurfaced in Thailand posing as a barrister and former officer in the Royal Marines after a six year jail sentence for theft in Australia, is due to face judgment tomorrow for posing as a lawyer to cheat a 78-year-old American woman out of 7.8 million Thai […]

Psst. Wanna Buy a Gentleman’s Club – Nudge, Nudge, Wink, Wink, Say No More (contd)

Buy now from the ‘most credible and reassuring person to make Thailand his home’. DREW NOYES SELLS UP Drew Noyes and Wanrapa Boonsu, the American-Thai couple convicted of extortion and jailed for two years in Pattaya, have put up their ‘nest egg’ businesses for sale while they await the result of their appeal due to be […]

BBC Tackles Systematic Fraud in Thailand

‘THERE IS NO LAW ON PHUKET!’ A long awaited report by the BBC’s South East Asia correspondent Jonathan Head went to air yesterday on BBC2 in the UK. It is difficult to guess what affect it will have if any; but it was good to see the BBC dealing with frauds against foreigners in Thailand, […]

APPEAL COURT CONFIRMS ANDY HALL’S ACQUITTAL IN NATURAL FRUIT CASE

BUT NO PINA COLADAS ALL AROUND As the Natural Fruit Company of Thailand continues drearily and seemingly spitefully to pursue British Rights Activist Andy Hall in ‘David and Goliath’ criminal libel and computer crime cases, the Appeal Court has confirmed his acquittal on his first case. The Thai military junta and Thailand’s equivalent to the […]

KOH TAO MURDERS: ‘SEARCHING FOR THE TRUTH’

Article removed Yesterday in this slot we published the views of an online publisher with 18 years experience in the Samui archipelago on the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on Koh Tao. The publisher has been in contact and asked for removal of this article on the grounds that the comments were ‘private […]