Officials urged to investigate over men continuing to collect parking fees from tourists at Pattaya Walking Street


Pattaya Officials are being urged by local residents to investigate after a group of unidentified men were still collecting parking fees from tourists near Pattaya Walking Street in South Pattaya.

This issue had come to light since the beginning of this month in Pattaya. Read more about our previous story HERE.

Last night, The Pattaya News reporters along with other local press went to the Walking Street area and found that a group of unidentified men were still asking people for money at the parking area near the water pumping station in front of Pattaya Walking Street.

One man managed to get a driver to park his car by waving him in with a flashlight and then demanded money, which was caught on camera. Parking in this area, as well as Beach Road, is free.

Local residents along with The Pattaya Press Association have urged relevant officials to immediately investigate.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.