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So far, seven victims of Andrew Drummond's alleged criminal acts have filed charges. Evidence is expected to show that the unemployed, former News of the World journalist now living in Bangkok has been using a blog website in order to gather cash donations from people who think he actually is protecting them. His supporters will have to pay more bail bonds so Drummond can delay serving jail time until a dozen criminal court cases against him in Bangkok, Pattaya and Kho Samui go to trial. So far, seven victims of his criminal acts have filed charges.
Pattaya Provincial Court Reports 23.03.2013
PayPal terms of service and customer complaints 21.03.2013
Thailand blogger Andrew Drummond posts 50,000 baht bail as he is again a Defendant in Pattaya Provincial Court. Self-proclaimed "Investigative Journalist" Andrew Drummond writing under one of his aliases "The Flying Sporran" has been a Defendant facing criminal charges in Pattaya many times. In an unrelated case, since 2004 Drummond has been a Defendant for defamation for writing a Bangkok Post article falsely accusing foreign business owners of crimes. The Bangkok Post settled the case and fired Drummond as a freelance journalist. Andrew Drummond was sued for a million baht by two Pattaya businessmen and Drummond was also found guilty on criminal charges for the Bangkok Post article. Drummond, angered by the Bangkok Post rejecting his plea for help, appealed and the case is still in court pending in the Supreme Court.
Blogger Andrew Drummond violates Terms of Service on PayPal. See link below. 9 Restricted Activities d. Act in a manner that is obscene, defamatory, libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing; are violations of PayPal terms of service. All violators accounts will be terminated. Andrew Drummond also misappropriated donations meant to help animals in distress and used the money for his own support.
Pattaya Times staff writter Bangkok Pattaya Weekly newspaper 06.02.2013
as recorded in Pattaya Provincial Civil Court Order 24.01.2013
Andrew Drummond broke the court compromise he made with Drew Noyes involving a five million baht law suit Mr. Noyes filed for five articles Mr. Drummond posted on a blog in Thailand that were found to be false and defamatory. Also charged in 2004 with criminal libel. See http://m.guardian.co.uk/media/2004/jul/05/broadcasting.pressandpublishing
Charged in Pattaya Provincial Criminal Court Order 23.01.2013
Pattaya Times 10.07.2012
Criminal charges against Andrew Drummond are accepted by Pattaya Provincial Court in Criminal Case number 9731/2555. See the official court decision below where the Pattaya Provincial Criminal Court Judge orders Andrew Michael Drummond bound over for Criminal trial on March 11, 2013 at 9 am. The court order states that at trial he must post 50,000 baht bail or a fugitive warrant will be issued and served on Drummond by police in Thailand. The procedure is if he fails to appear for that trial, Drummond will be arrested and sent to court. Drummond posts in his own name "Andrew Drummond" and also posts on the internet as "Flying Sporran" among other aliases. Drummond was informed if he is in the court room when the case is heard he will have to post bail or go to jail until he is able to post bail. As the court order shows, the judge accepted the criminal case and charged Drummond with criminal charges, stating Andrew Drummond is wrong for posting articles on the internet according to the Computer Crime Act of 2007, Section 14(1), and the Thai Criminal Code Section 90 and 91. Additionally, there are multiple criminal charges brought by two other victims of Andrew Drummond scheduled for January 28, 2013. The Pattaya Provincial Court Criminal case numbers are 9819/2555 and 9134/2555. In both criminal cases the charges are Drummond violated the Thailand Computer Crime Act of 2007, Section 14(1), and the Thai Criminal Code Section 90 and 91.
by Staff Reporter Pattaya Times 29.02.2012
American Citizens' Services Section US Consulate Bangkok Thailand and Pattaya Times Editor AMCHAM, US Embassy, Suvarnabhumi Airport 27.10.2011
Pattaya Times Editor’s Note: Many embassies in Bangkok are sending this type of message as the US notice below to citizens from those countries who are known to live in Thailand. It is very important to register with your own embassy so you can receive email updates and any warnings as natural disasters or political turmoil develop in Thailand. It is widely reported that the "Bangkok Airport is flooded and closed" in the international media. This applies only to the old Don Muang airport which operates some domestic flights and cargo flights. However, at the time of this writing, the Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand's main international airport and a critical ASEAN hub for connecting flights is operating on schedule with no delays, cancellations or flood-related problems except a shortage of taxis.