Tag Archives: Thailand

Third Strategic Meeting on Payment Card Fraud

Representatives of 4 EU countries and 8 ASEAN countries recently met in Bangkok to exchange information on frauds associated with non-cash transactions, including payment cards and ATMs. According to this announcement, “experts presented new and so far unreported modus operandi … Continue reading

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Lack of reforms in Thailand

This article reports that police reforms promised after Thailand’s military coup in 2014 have failed to materialize. According to a former deputy chief, “We are in a crisis. First it is the people who lost faith in the police. This … Continue reading

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Police reform in Thailand

This op-ed criticizes the current military government in Thailand for failing to accept responsibility for reforming the police, passing the buck instead to the next civilian government. The column notes that “people view the police as the most tainted group … Continue reading

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Intrigue in Thailand

Three top-ranking police officials in Thailand have been charged with serious misconduct including royal defamation and corruption. This article explains that the charges may represent real reforms or merely an effort by the military, following its coup, to weaken the … Continue reading

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Further Met probe likely

An independent report to the Home Office has revived allegations that at least one of the Metropolitan Police detectives involved in the investigation of the 1993 racially-motivated murder of Stephen Lawrence in London may have had a corrupt relationship with … Continue reading

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ASEAN forensic institute planned

This brief item reports that an ASEAN Forensic Science Institute will be established to promote information sharing and higher scientific standards among Asian police. The location of the institute is tentatively set for Bangkok.

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Tons of fake food seized

This article reports an Interpol/Europol investigation that resulted in 96 arrests plus the seizure of 1,200 tons of fake food and 430,000 liters of counterfeit beverages. Items were seized in France, Thailand, and the Philippines among other countries. Authorities indicated … Continue reading

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