“Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

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“Thai Police Robbed us” claim Belgian couple

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- A young couple from Belgium have gone on viral social media claiming that they were robbed by “Thai Police” whilst holidaying in Bangkok.
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Maxime Kempeneer and Noël Borgs, both 28, from Hove, have told local media how their dream trip to Thailand quickly turned into a nightmare following the robbery which is believed to have taken place last Thursday, 10 August.
Maxime told AD how the couple had been backpacking around Thailand and were in Bangkok the day before they were due to fly home.

Details of the whole incident seem somewhat sketchy and it isn’t even clear where the robbery took place.

Maxime said the robbery happened after her and Noel were surrounded by a group of men at a crossroads. The men then started pulling at the couple and led them away to an unidentified location.
It was here where Maxime says they were thrown into a dark room and surrounded by seven men.

One of the men pulled at a gold chain that Maxime was wearing around her neck, which broke into two. The men then said that the couple would be thrown in jail unless they paid them 40,000 baht.
The couple explained that they did not have that kind of money and were held in the room for about an hour, only being released after handing over around 100 Euros.
Maxime describe the incident as “terrible” and said that they were not robbed by criminals but by men claiming to be Bangkok police...
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Next: a Gofundme page......
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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.
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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?
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The fake coppers refused to take the fake gold in the land filled with fake women , fake watchs and fake viagra.
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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?
she said where it happened :stir:
....were surrounded by a group of men at a crossroads. The men then started pulling at the couple and led them away to an unidentified location.
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hanno wrote:
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?
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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?

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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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?

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!
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.

I assume there is a little more to your story....
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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.
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