Illegal Foreign Tour Guide Arrested at Phuket Airport

Phuket –

An illegal foreign tour guide in Krabi was arrested at the Phuket International Airport.

Immigration at the Phuket Airport told the Phuket Express that this week they arrested a foreign man at the International arrivals terminal. He is being accused of operating as a tour guide without permission and working without a proper work permit. He was taken to the Ao Nang Police Station in Krabi for further legal action.

Phuket Airport officials, however, did not identify the man, his age, or his nationality. Nor did they identify where the man worked or if his employer would face any legal charges.

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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.