“Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

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Re: “Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

Post by sigmoid » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:10 pm

Cruisemonkey wrote: Fake cops.

The real Thai police rob tourists by fining them for: no helmets, no/improper DL/ID... or Immi blatantly extorts money to admit them into the Kingdom.
Sometimes they shoot them as well...

Thai police officer admits to killing Leo Del Pinto in 2008
http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/thai-police-o ... -1.1401597


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A Thai policeman ran over a British backpacker in his car before shooting her twice after he had shot dead her boyfriend

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/1471359 ... ceman.html

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Re: “Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

Post by hanno » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:13 pm

Cruisemonkey wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:44 pm
hanno wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:34 pm
I must be very lucky. Honestly, I would not pay anything to immigration even if they asked. As long as I have a valid passport and meet all the requirements to be granted entry, why should I.

Because Immi can always use their discretion to deny you entry. Your choice... pay or be held in detention until you're deported at your expense.
Really? I have flown into Thailand as often as once a month and they have never decided to deny me entry .
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Re: “Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

Post by AlonzoPartriz » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:23 pm

hanno wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:04 am
Cruisemonkey wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:48 am
Fake cops.
More likely fake story.

I have never, even been asked for money by either Thai police or immigration; not sure where all these supposed events take place?
Asshat appologists all over the place on here. Thry were probably a mixed group of off duty cops and their mates.
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Re: “Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

Post by Ronny » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:04 pm

hanno wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:04 am
Cruisemonkey wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:48 am
Fake cops.
More likely fake story.

I have never, even been asked for money by either Thai police or immigration; not sure where all these supposed events take place?
Then you must be living under a rock and not paying attention, buddy. Hell, I just got back from the Immigration Department at Rangsit here in Bangkok today as I had to go get a proof of residency document in order to apply for an International Driver's License. No problem, right? Well, you see, the normal fee for this document is 100 Baht but the catch is you have to wait about 2 weeks for them to mail it to you. But hey, says the female immigration officer in a quiet whisper, we can pull a few strings and get it done today for you but it'll cost you 500 Baht. And she goes onto say that this is our little secret because she doesn't do this for just anybody but since I speak such clear and fluent Thai she would help me out. Isn't that great? So anyways, buddy, don't tell me there isn't corruption at the Immigration Department(s) because it's all around you. The problem is that you haven't been looking or you're so dim-witted you didn't notice it when it was in front of you.
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Re: “Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

Post by Ronny » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:08 pm

Cruisemonkey wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:31 pm
hanno wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:04 am
I have never, even been asked for money by either Thai police or immigration; not sure where all these supposed events take place?
And for all these guys claiming to have never experienced corruption or bribery from the Thai cops, well all I have to say is obviously they're not driving a car or a motorcycle because if they're driving around, there's NO WAY they haven't had a bad experience with Thai cops!




I have. The last straw was the asshole Immi supervisor at HKT extorting 2000 baht from me to let me into Thailand... cunt!

I spend my vacation money in Cambodia and Vietnam now. Fuck Thailand!
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Re: “Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

Post by phuketrichard » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:42 pm

Ronny wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:04 pm
hanno wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:04 am
Cruisemonkey wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:48 am
Fake cops.
More likely fake story.

I have never, even been asked for money by either Thai police or immigration; not sure where all these supposed events take place?
Then you must be living under a rock and not paying attention, buddy. Hell, I just got back from the Immigration Department at Rangsit here in Bangkok today as I had to go get a proof of residency document in order to apply for an International Driver's License. No problem, right? Well, you see, the normal fee for this document is 100 Baht but the catch is you have to wait about 2 weeks for them to mail it to you. But hey, says the female immigration officer in a quiet whisper, we can pull a few strings and get it done today for you but it'll cost you 500 Baht. And she goes onto say that this is our little secret because she doesn't do this for just anybody but since I speak such clear and fluent Thai she would help me out. Isn't that great? So anyways, buddy, don't tell me there isn't corruption at the Immigration Department(s) because it's all around you. The problem is that you haven't been looking or you're so dim-witted you didn't notice it when it was in front of you.
LOL
Normal fee is 100 baht

certificate of residence is FREE , and u get them while u wait, at least thats the way it is here in Phuket :plus1:
never ever paid for one

all my years here have never paid "extra" at immigration
nor have i ever paid anything to police
But than i know what is real and what isn't
and yes been driving cars and bikes, in fact i have been riding a Motorcycle with expired CA plates on it for the last 18 years and never had any trouble with police
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Re: “Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

Post by John Bingham » Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:18 pm

Ronny wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:04 pm
Then you must be living under a rock and not paying attention, buddy.
If you are a resident in Thailand there will of course be extra annoyances and bureaucracy to deal with. That's a bit different from being blatantly kidnapped and robbed. It's not too difficult for anyone to pretend to be a cop, and besides that real cops can be sketchy as fuck too. Otherwise the story sounds weird.
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Re: “Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

Post by vladimir » Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:23 pm

I got ripped off for 7000 baht by Thai pigs..I manged to recover 5000 of it by complaining to the Tourist Police.

Pigs be pigs everywhere, from NY to the far east.
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Re: “Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

Post by vladimir » Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:26 pm

hanno wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:13 pm
Cruisemonkey wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:44 pm
hanno wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:34 pm
I must be very lucky. Honestly, I would not pay anything to immigration even if they asked. As long as I have a valid passport and meet all the requirements to be granted entry, why should I.

Because Immi can always use their discretion to deny you entry. Your choice... pay or be held in detention until you're deported at your expense.
Really? I have flown into Thailand as often as once a month and they have never decided to deny me entry .
I think he's referring to land borders, the immigration turds at airports are always better behaved, richer people arriving, more cameras, more chance of people witnessing, and more chance of serious consequences
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Re: “Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

Post by hanno » Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:29 am

vladimir wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:26 pm
hanno wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:13 pm
Cruisemonkey wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:44 pm
hanno wrote:
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:34 pm
I must be very lucky. Honestly, I would not pay anything to immigration even if they asked. As long as I have a valid passport and meet all the requirements to be granted entry, why should I.

Because Immi can always use their discretion to deny you entry. Your choice... pay or be held in detention until you're deported at your expense.
Really? I have flown into Thailand as often as once a month and they have never decided to deny me entry .
I think he's referring to land borders, the immigration turds at airports are always better behaved, richer people arriving, more cameras, more chance of people witnessing, and more chance of serious consequences
Good point, I have only ever used the land border 2-3 times.
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