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Provincial Governor demands urgent action on Pattaya Jet Ski Scams

A meeting led by the Provincial Governor was held at Pattaya City Hall to discuss urgent issues relating to Jet Ski’s and scams associated with the renting of them on Pattaya and Jomtien Beaches. Despite numerous meetings and many promises to take action, the situation remains the same and Jet Ski scams are taking place [...]

Deputy PM demands urgent action on Pattaya Jet Ski Scams and Bar opening hours

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Police Captain Chalerm, held a meeting of Police Officers from around the region at Nong Nooch Gardens in Jomtien on Monday. He was in Pattaya to attend the first day of Cabinet Meeting at the Royal Cliff Beach Resort and attended the meeting to demand action [...]

Two Pattaya jet ski scammers arrested

Two young men, accused of assaulting two Students from Macau on 17th April following a dispute over damage caused to Jet Ski’s have been arrested by Pattaya Police. Police Lieutenant General Panya, Region 2 Police Commissioner led a press conference on Monday Morning to confirm the arrest of Khun Nalong aged 18 and a 17 [...]

City hall to licence Pattaya jet-ski operators

A meeting took place at Pattaya City Hall on Thursday afternoon at which a raft of new ideas were laid out with the intention of finally fixing the seemingly never-ending problems with jet-ski operators. All jet-ski operators from Pattaya, Jomtien, Naklua and Koh Larn were called to attend the meeting. The meeting was chaired by Khun [...]

Pattaya jetski scam exposed on Thai TV

A national TV channel that recently exposed a Jet Ski Scam operating on Pattaya Beach has local government and the Police hastily seeking answers as to why this illegal activity has been allowed to occur for many years. Despite foreign television programs, You Tube and social networking sites featuring stories of Jet Ski scams, the [...]

Phuket tourist forced to pay 180,000 baht in jet-ski repairs

A group of foreign tourists enjoying the Songkran festival in Phuket found out the hard way that the much maligned jet-ski insurance scheme doesn’t cover all repair costs if a jet-ski is badly damaged.

After negotiations with police and the jet-ski owner, British national Nicola Ross Morton agreed to pay an [...]

Pattaya Beach Vendors ask for help as Jet Ski scams continue

Incidents involving Jet Ski’s are a daily occurrence here in Pattaya and we witnessed one such case take place on Pattaya Beach, in front of the Royal Garden Plaza on Tuesday Night. We were originally tipped-off by the owner of a Speed Boat who operates on the beach. He is angry that [...]

Pattaya Jetski Scam

Caught on video, three tourists ripped off by jetski scammers on Pattaya beach.

Pattaya Hit & Run Jetski Rider Surrenders over Iranians Death

The man wanted by authorities over the death of an Iranian national in the Pattaya Bay last week has surrendered to police on Wednesday, claiming he had no knowledge of the accident until witnessing the reports on television.

Following the death of Mr. Mohsen Fakhari [35], an Iranian national who was struck on the head by [...]

Tourist killed by speeding Jet Ski in waters off Pattaya Beach

An Iranian tourist was killed in a Jet Ski Accident on Pattaya Beach, on Wednesday Afternoon. The incident occurred at around 6pm on the beach in front of the Central Festival Pattaya Beach and resulted in the death of Mr. Mohsen Fakhari aged 35. His distraught brother, Mr. Alee Fakhari aged [...]