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ANOTHER FINE MESS IN KOH SAMUI – PART II – THE STAND-OFF

CHINESE PROPERTY BUYERS IN THAILAND NOW SET TO BE LATEST LOSERS In a move that does not bode well for the predominantly Chinese buyers in luxury villa projects on the Thai island of Koh Samui the local Mayor has ordered work to be stopped on a billion baht’s worth of projects being built by the […]

HOMES TAKEN AND FOREIGNERS EVICTED ON THAI ‘PARADISE’ ISLAND

THANKS, BUT WE WANT TO RENT AND SELL YOUR HOUSES TO OTHER FOREIGNERS NOW! Foreigners who built expensive holiday and retirement homes on the Thai island of Koh Samui on ‘extendable leases’ leases have been kicked out and their property and their possessions seized. Now their homes are being rented and sold to other foreigners. […]

‘EVERYTHING IS OK AT ‘OK PROPERTIES’ IN KOH SAMUI’ CLAIMS NORBERT VERWEYEN. NO MAFIA HERE!

BUT DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS HANDS FILE TO TAX MAN AFTER DIPLOMATIC RUMBLINGS Norbert Verweyen the rogue property developer on Koh Samui, who appears to have spent an inordinate amount of time terrorising his buyers with Computer Crime Act cases and others, appears to be beating a tactical retreat. NORBERT (TOP LEFT) WITH SUTHEP (FRONT […]

LANDLORD FROM HELL SCORES HIS LEGAL CENTURY AND JUST KEEPS ON GOING

DIPLOMATIC NOTE IGNORED NOW SIX YEARS ON WILL HOUSE-BUYERS IN ‘PARADISE’ TAKE THEIR ZIMMER FRAMES TO COURT Flying Sporran’s Weekend Diary Norbert, back left and Suthep front right A property landlord on the Thai island of Koh Samui has now a total of 105 cases going through the Thai courts with buyers of his former […]

25 YEAR LEASES – OPTICIANS DID NOT SEE IT COMING

BUM DEALS, COSTA BRITS, AND A MOUNTAIN HIDEAWAY Flying Sporran’s Koh Samui Diary Ten German speaking opticians, who thought they had bought properties and renewable 20 and 25 year leases in Coconut Village on Koh Samui appear to have been turfed out – as they did not own the properties and the leases were not […]

STRIKE BACK! EXPATS FIGHT BACK AGAINST ‘VEXATIOUS LITIGANT’.

FACE OFF WITH OPHTHALMIC OPTICIAN (PIC – Norbert back left Jurgen back right – Suthep Thaugsuban front right Controversial German property developer Norbert Verweyen has been ordered to surrender to Bangkok Criminal Court to pay bail on May 18th as expats,  who bought property from him in Koh Samui begin to retaliate for years of […]

THE SECOND ANNUAL FLYING SPORRAN GOLDEN GLOBES AND DIGITS 2012

It’s been a hell of a year and the judges have really been scratching their heads with the motley collection on offer for this year’s awards. There are of course some of the old contenders still there who unbelievably just keep popping up again and again. But there have been some delightful new arrivals on […]

OK Properties Controversy – Koh Samui, Thailand – Murder, beatings and infinity pools on a paradise isle

CASUALTIES OF WAR AS THAI ISLAND IDYLL BECOMES EXPAT LIVING HELL. Expats report: ‘A serious and imminent danger to lives’ . Sunday October 14 2012. A ‘Flying Sporran’ Holiday Island Paradise Special Report. (For this article in German please click here) Norbert Verweyen This is Norbert Verweyen, the boss of OK Properties on Koh Samui. Actually he is an opthalmic […]