Russian Man Arrested For Allegedly Working at Money Exchange Booth in Thalang


On Monday, March 5th, the Sakoo Police apprehended a suspect identified only as Mr. Andrei, a 37-year-old Russian national, at a money exchange booth in the Sakoo sub-district. The arrest occurred after he was allegedly found working inside the booth.

Mr. Andrei was taken to the Sakoo Police Station to face charges related to overstaying and working without permission. The Phuket Express adds that it is important to note that work permits and visas are not available for foreigners employed as money exchange booth staff.

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.