The number of foreign tourists arriving in Bangkok are increasing all the time. Unfortunately it is also big business for the scam artists.Over recent years I have seen an increase in the number of people on the streets of Bangkok scamming tourists. There were a total of SIX scammers here trying to extort money from foreign tourists.If you cannot find any then call the free Hotline 1155.When I first contacted them, they weren’t interested in helping me. Insist you want them to help you press charges at the local police station.Since she started dating online she has been visited by two different men from foreign countries at her home in Thailand's Roi Et province in the north eastern Thailand or Isaan, the region where over 65% of Thai women who marry foreign men originate. Sukanya is pretty but she is not as attractive as many of the other Thai women online and she is a little older.However she is persistent and determined to meet a foreign husband.In a typical con, the perpetrator will spend weeks or even months building up a romantic relationship with a victim through e-mails, texts or phone calls, before eventually asking for money.
He was working for an international company based in the middle east, a little overweight but quite handsome. 'My heart was happy and I felt joy, I did tell all my family and friends,' she recalls.The internet has emerged as a uplifting resource for most Thai women.Studies in Thailand show women leading the online race for dating, education and social interaction ahead of Thai men. Sunkanya has been dating online for over five years now. In both instances her visitor didn't stay more than a few days before moving on to the latest town or back to Bangkok.To make this easier for you, first contact the Tourist Police.Many major tourist attractions have Tourist police.