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Clipping the wings of travelling crooks

In person, online, or on the phone, foreign crime is rife

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The arrest last week of a US national suspected of stealing cash and valuables from a resort marked the start of an ambitious campaign by immigration police to crack down on transnational criminals this year. 

Panu: Blitz on transnational gangs

The Immigration Bureau has declared it will weed out as many transnational criminals as it can in 2013 after some of them were found to have used Thailand as a base to commit crimes, bureau chief Panu Kerdlappol said.

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