Tourist safety boost as German TV covers scams

09.12.2019 - 00:09

The Interior Ministry has instructed state agencies to step up tourist safety after a German media report that scams are widespread in Thailand. The move comes after German television show Achtung Abzocke reported on scams targeting foreigners, such as taxis charging excessive fares, overpriced products and services, gangs selling fake rail tickets and driving licences, and people pretending to be tourist police, said Ronnakit Ekkasingh, deputy mayor of the Pattaya Special Administration.

(other, Thailand)

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