Ride of deceit: Bangkok taxi driver steals 1.2 million baht from dozing Japanese passenger

Bangkok Police arrested another dangerous boy taxi driver who stole over 1.2 million baht from a Japanese passenger whereas the victim fell asleep through the journey. This is certainly one of the far-too-many-to-mention stories regarding Bangkok taxi drivers who proceed to undermine the nice title of Thailand with their scams, schemes, and stealing.
The theft occurred within the early morning of Thursday, June 8. The forty yr outdated Japanese businessman, Nammo Hiroshi, reported to Thong Lor Police Station officers that he fell sufferer to a taxi driver thief. He defined that he took a pink taxi automobile from the Asoke neighbourhood of Bangkok to the Sukhumvit space.
However, the taxi driver unexpectedly pulled over and insisted Hiroshi swap to another taxi automotive. Hiroshi complied and transferred to a different taxi. He then fell asleep till arriving at his vacation spot and later discovered that his belongings had disappeared, together with a Rolex watch price 1 million baht, an iPhone 14 Pro max value 40,000 baht, MacBook worth 60,000 baht, and a credit card.
Hiroshi later obtained messages from a financial institution that his credit card was used yesterday, June 12, in the Bang Khun Tian neighbourhood of Bangkok. So, Dark asked his Thai friend, 43 12 months outdated Jamnian Thepthip, to accompany him to the police station.
After the investigation of the credit card utilization, officers from Bang Khun Tian Police Station successfully tracked down and apprehended the thieving taxi driver, recognized as forty five 12 months outdated Sirichai, at his residence in Soi Ekkachai forty in the Bang Bon district of Bangkok.
All of the stolen property have been retrieved, except the watch which was pawned at a nearby pawn store. The pink and white taxi car with a registration plate quantity ทฬ3433 that Sirichai used to commit the crime was parked within the area.
According to the police report, Sirichai was previously arrested for drug-related offences at Bukkalo and Bang Khun Tian Police Stations in 2012 and 2015. He was taken to Thong Lor Police Station for further prosecution processes.
The Japanese sufferer, Hiroshi, expressed his appreciation to the Thai Police officers that retrieved his belongings. He revealed that he could not sleep and was very confused after his belongings disappeared. He disclosed that he travelled to Thailand initially of June and is scheduled to travel back to Japan on June 19. He insisted that this problem would not stop him from coming to Thailand.
Last week, a Bangkok taxi driver attempted to scam a Korean passenger by overcharging. The estimated fare of 200 to 250 baht was increased to a dishonest fare of seven-hundred baht..

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