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Indian tourists extorted by jet ski mafia

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CHON BURI - Jet ski operators in Pattaya are accused of extorting US$1,400 from two Indian tourists after "strong waves caused parked jet skis to hit each other" in the latest of the ongoing beach mafia scams in the tourist centre. 

Two Indian tourists are being extorted by a group of men running a jet ski rental business in Pattaya. (Photo by Chaiyot Phupattanapong)

Pol Sub-Lt Pairoj Kwanmuang, of the tourist police, said he came across two Indian men sitting on a pavement, crying and looking stressed while he was patrolling along Pattaya beach on Wednesday night.

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