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FIRST TIME BUYER? HAND OVER YOUR THAI PARADISE HOME OR GO TO JAIL!

KPMG CONSULTANT – WHO BOUGHT LUXURY THAI HOME WITH ‘NO ENCUMBRANCES’ – GOT NOTHING! ORDERED IN COURT TO LEAVE EVERYTHING TO FRAUDSTER The continuing story of Thailand’s property scammers and the officials who stand to gain. A former consultant to KPMG, one of the world’s four largest audit groups, has told how he was threatened […]

ESSEX PROPERTY MAN IN PATTAYA PROJECTS – CHARGED BY SERIOUS FRAUD OFFICE

David Ames the boss of Harlequin Property and associated companies, who has allegedly defrauded victims out of several hundred million pounds has been charged with three counts of fraud. Ames, a former bankrupt double glazing salesman from Essex, UK, has been exposed multiple times on this site for his duff projects on the eastern seaboard, […]

HE SCREWED EXPATS IN THAILAND FOR MILLIONS – NOW HE’S WANTED FOR ARREST IN THE CARIBBEAN

 BUT DAVID AMES FLEES BY BOAT A warrant of arrest has been issued in St Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean for Briton David Ames the boss of Harlequin Property, who, together with fellow Brit Richard Haughton, swindled hundreds of people who had invested in properties on Thailand’s eastern seaboard. Ames, the subject of […]

THAILAND DREAM HOLIDAY BOSS – LIVING THE DREAM IN FAST CARS AND CHAMPAGNE

  BUT THERE’S BETRAYAL IN HIS HOMELAND If you’ve got it flaunt it and that certainly seems to be true in the case of Norwegian ‘property developer’ Kurt Svendheim whose house, or rather interconnected houses, were raided in Pattaya ten days ago. City officials and Thai Customs claimed they were raiding the houses after complaints […]

FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY RULES ON GREEDY INVESTMENT BROKERS WHO PUT CASH INTO HARLEQUIN

WE HELP SOME VICTIMS IN THAILAND BUT AS THIS WAS FOREIGNERS CONNING FOREIGNERS LOCAL PROMISES WERE EMPTY. Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority has banned one of the main distributors of Harlequin Property, which sold dodgy deals on Thailand’s eastern seaboard to pensioners, and fined him £169,500. Robert Shaw was a director of TailorMade Independent, based in […]

ROTARY CLUB’S PROPERTY FRAUDSTER RETURNS

BUT WILL CHEATED BUYERS PUT HIM IN JAIL? THAI POLICE WON’T. Briton Richard Haughton – the man behind the ‘Emerald Palace’ condo scam in Pattaya has returned to Thailand and now lives in a village in Hua Hin run by the infamous Dutch property developer Dingeman ‘Dinkie’ Hendrikse. Haughton The corpulent former President of the […]

BRITS WIN AGAINST DODGY PROPERTY DEVELOPERS IN THAILAND

Getting results where BBC Panorama fails* Two more Britons were awarded the title deeds of their condominiums in Thailand today as judges ruled on a scam by the property company Harlequin, run locally by former video store owner from the British Midlands. Paul Rose and Maxine Warhurst won their case at the Pattaya Provincial court, […]

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? RICHARD HAUGHTON

If you ever wondered where Richard Haughton – the businessman who sold condos at Emerald Palace in Pattaya and then hawked them to the bank – , is then keep checking this site.  Currently however he is now promoting himself as managing director of Snowden Holdings and claims to be adept at bank repossessions. #RichardHaughton […]

BRIT SENIOR CITIZENS IN PERIL AS WIDESPREAD VICTIMS TO PROPERTY SCAMS AND FINANCIAL CHICANERY

Foreign pensioners in Thailand, many of them hapless Brits, face a bleak future, and may have to go back home and throw themselves on the mercy of the state, after finding their live savings have gone, gobbled up in the main by sharks in the financial and property business. Many of them have fallen victim […]

FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS – THE EMERALD PALACE SCAM TAKES A NEW TURN-

COURT KNOWS HOW COMPANIES WERE JUGGLED The Emerald Palace Property scam in Pattaya which was first exposed on this website is coming to a close.  Property buyers from Britain and other countries have been getting possession of their properties. What’s more the Thai Courts have been ruling that the buyers should either get all their […]