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Phuket police on Monday urged business owners or members of the public extorted or exploited by local "taxi mafia" gangs to come forward with information as a sweeping crackdown moves into a second month. 

Deputy commander of Provincial Police Region 8 Krachang Suwannarat

A combined military-police task force has arrested 113 people allegedly involved with the island's infamous taxi scalpers, unpopular with both local and foreign touriists. The mayor of Karon municipality Tawee Thongchaem, launched the operation on June 4.

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