Pattaya’s Biggest Stories From The Last Week: Phone Scam Gang Busted in Pattaya, Shirtless Foreigner Destroys Restaurant, and More

Greetings to all our readers and supporters!

We have gathered together here our top LOCAL stories that happened in our areas, Pattaya and Chonburi, in the last week from Monday, March 20th, to Sunday, March 26th, 2023.

The stories are chosen by our editorial team and are not in a particular order of importance but roughly in order of publishing.

1. Police Scan Pattaya Nightspots to Deter Human Trafficking

Pattaya Police are currently waging war against illegal activities in the city.

Police Scan Pattaya Nightspots to Deter Human Trafficking

2. Pattaya Police Bust Alleged Indian Scammer in Pattaya for Scamming American Victims of Three Billion Baht

Several alleged phone scammers have been arrested in this operation. The total damage that these people caused to mostly American retirees was over three billion baht.

Pattaya Police Bust Alleged Indian Scammer in Pattaya for Scamming American Victims of Three Billion Baht

3. Shirtless Foreigner Wreaks Havoc at Pattaya Restaurant, Police Believe Man Was Intoxicated

This story drew massive attention on both our Youtube channel here and on social media and was by far the most viewed and commented-on story of the week.

Shirtless Foreigner Wreaks Havoc at Pattaya Restaurant, Police Believe Man Was Intoxicated

4. Thai and Chinese Women Seriously Injured in Drive-by Shooting in Pattaya, Suspect Arrested

The suspect who was promptly arrested after the incident admitted that he shot the wrong people and intended to shoot two Korean women instead, who bumped into him in the night club and offended him.

Thai and Chinese Women Seriously Injured in Drive-by Shooting in Pattaya, Suspect Arrested

5. Pattaya Police is Launching an Intense Crackdown on Illegal Tour Guides

Over 5,531 foreigners working illegally as tour guides were arrested over the past three months across Thailand. Police are also cracking down on illegal migrants in general in Pattaya as seen in this video.

Pattaya Police are Launching Intense Crackdown on Illegal Tour Guides

That’s it for this week. We hope the next week will bring you good news!

Aim Tanakorn
The local news translator at The Pattaya News. Aim is a twenty-four year old who currently lives in Bangkok. Interested in English translation, story-telling, and entrepreneurship, he believes that hard-working is an indispensable component of every success in this world.