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SECOND CASE IN BBC LIBEL ROW IN THAILAND DISMISSED. BENT LAWYER GOES FREE TOO!

FRAUD IN THAI PROPERTY MARKET COVERED UP AMID CLAIMS THAT THE SYSTEM IS ROTTEN TO THE CORE. CAUGHT IN THE ACT BUT – STILL NO ACTION AGAINST BENT THAI LAWYER PRATUAN THANARAK  Briton Ian Rance, the second defendant in the Jonathan Head BBC libel case has today also been acquitted after the Phuket lawyer, who notarised […]

BBC South East Asia Correspondent gated by Thai court

Judges in Phuket, dubbed this week as the most corrupt place in Thailand by the Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand, have ruled that BBC South East Asia correspondent Jonathan Head, cannot travel around the region on news assignments without first seeking the courts permission – and paying more cash. In a case brought by a lawyer […]

BBC TO GO HEAD TO HEAD IN THAI COURT IN COMPUTER CRIME ACT CASE

The BBC is to support its south-east Asia correspondent Jonathan Head in a battle involving Thailand’s fraudulent property market after a court in Phuket accepted a case of slander under the country’s Computer Crime Act against him. Jonathan Head confronting Thai lawyer  Pratuan Thanarak in Phuket   Jonathan Head said today: “We will fight the […]

The Vard Saga Comes to Blows in a Bangkok Lawyers Office

CAUGHT TRYING TO GET FILES BACK FROM LAWYER – VARD IS CARTED OFF BY POLICE. The controversy over Jessie Vard, the young Irish girl who has been exposing Thai corruption on the internet after her dad was robbed of seven houses in Phuket, came to blows yesterday in a lawyer’s office in Bangkok. Former Dublin […]

BRITON WHO LOST BUSINESSES AND HOME WORTH £2 MILLION TO THAI ORGANISED CRIME – JOINS GROWING FOREIGN PROTEST

THAI BANKS COLLUDING IN SCAMS ON FOREIGNERS Ian Rance and family A British businessman who lost everything to organized crime on the holiday island of Phuket is joining the protest of foreigners who have been taken to the cleaners in Thailand. Ian Rance, 57, from Hertfordshire, lost everything in a scam identical to that of […]

THAI MILITARY LINKS TO FOREIGN CRIMINALS – CAUSE FOR CONCERN – PART ONE

FOREIGN JOURNALISTS UNDER ATTACK IN THAILAND- ARMY SAYS THEY COULD CAUSE INSTABILITY BUT ARMY LINKS TO INTERNATIONAL CRIME STAY STRONG Threat to seal off Maneeya Centre The Thai Military Government, which claims it is waging war on corruption in the country, appears to have created a smokescreen to cover its own illegal and definitely corrupt […]

THE VARD CORRUPTION SCANDAL – ‘THANK YOU THAI POLICE’

The following message has been received from Jesse Vard on behalf of her father. Its early days and they family seem now more confident that at least some heads will role. They remain however in some contempt for the Irish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Irish Consulate in Bangkok. Children’s author and former […]

THAI POLICE SAY THEY WILL INVESTIGATE HOLIDAY ISLAND FRAUDS

A PACKAGE FULL OF PROMISES The head of the Thai Police today promised a full investigation into the organized frauds of Irishman Colin Vard in an astonishing turn around after Mr.Vard’s 16-year-old daughter launched a Facebook and Youtube campaign. Police General Somyot Pampanmuang made the concession after Mr. Vard, a former Dublin businessman and children’s […]

MASSIVE THAI CORRUPTION CASE – IRISH CONSULAR OFFICIALS TOLD TO GET OFF THEIR BACKSIDES

ROBBED BLIND – BUT IRISH OFFICIALS IN THAILAND ‘WILL NOT EVEN ANSWER THE PHONE!’   A representative from the Irish Embassy in Bangkok was today ordered to appear at the Royal Thai Police headquarters over the case of a 16-year-old Irish girl who is spearheading the case of her and her family who have been […]

ROBBED, KIDNAPPED, AND IN FEAR OF THEIR LIVES IN THAILAND

‘BUT TODAY THE WAR BEGINS!’ Sixteen-year-old Jessie Vard from Dublin whose father Colin, a former well known businessman and children’s author has been fighting the Thai authorities for over five years after being swindled by banks and thieves in uniforms and lawyers robes in Thailand, today challenges Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and questions whether he […]