Australian paedophiles hoping to stay under radar in Thailand are facing tougher scrutiny from Royal Thai Police-led unit tasked with policing sex crimes against children. Up to 180 suspected foreign child sex abusers regularly visit or live in Pattaya, a city notorious for its seedy nightlife.

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The Age—Thailand had become the "webcam centre for child pornography", warns experts.

Thai police arrest notorious wildlife trafficking suspect. Exclusive: Boonchai Bach allegedly ran tusk and horn smuggling route from Africa Police in Thailand have arrested one of the world’s most notorious wildlife traffickers, allegedly involved in the smuggling thousands of tonnes of elephant tusks and rhino horns from Africa to Asia, the Guardian has learned. Boonchai Bach, who goes by multiple aliases including Bach Mai Limh, was arrested at his operational base in the north-eastern province of Nakhon Phanom, next to the Mekong River on Thursday....