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Background Check of Bangkok Journalist Andrew Drummond

LinkedIn, News Reports, Pattaya Police 23.07.2014
Andrew Drummond and Kanokrat Nimsamoot Booth at Pattaya police Station.

Investigative Journalist Andrew Drummond now faces time in a Thai jial for repeated offenses against the public by knowingly publishing false articles and fake photos about people onto the internet. Drummond was convicted in February and sentenced to four months in prison, suspended for one year with probation for posting a knowingly false criminal accusation against two foreign businessmen working in Thailand. Now four more vitims have filed police reports and the cases are going to court. What is the backgrounfd of Andrew Drummond?

Andrew Drummond's Press Credentials Withdrawn; Website May Be Next

Director-General of The Government Public Relations Department Thailand Public Relations Dept. 20.08.2013
Andrew Drummond of Bangkok can no longer legally make money posting articles on the internet.

The Foreign Office, The Government Public Relations Department has withdrawn the press card of Mr. Andrew Drummond from the registration system of the Foreign Correspondents of The Government Public Relations Department as of August 5, 2013. Andrew Drummond's press card was deleted from the registration system at the direction of the Director-General of The Government Public Relations Department. Other agencies are looking into blocking the website in Thailand because there are so many police investigations and criminal charges filed against Drummond for false reporting for profit to help some people and hurt others.

Andrew Drummond and his YouTube star กนกรัตน์ นิ่มสมุทธ บูธ (นก) Kanokrat Nimsamut Booth (Nok).informed of criminal charges against  Drummond in Pattaya Police Station under orders to appear or be jailed.

Andrew Drummond ordered to face police questioning following a two-year police investigation in Thailand by The Royal Thai Police. Taking part in the investigations into criminal acts are the Bangkok cyber crimes police division, the Thailand Crime Suppression Division (CSD), the Ministry of Information and Computer Technology (MICT) crime division, the Bangkok Police and Pattaya City Police. Now Andrew Michael Drummond, 61, of the UK Is ordered to appear at the main Pattaya police station to answer to multiple criminal charges of defamation and cyber crimes filed against him. Numerous criminal charges were made in Bangkok and Pattaya against Andrew Michael Drummond who was escorted from Bangkok to the Pattaya police station by กนกรัตน์ นิ่มสมุทธ บูธ (นก) Kanokrat Nimsamut Booth (Nok).

Andrew Drummond Alias The Flying Sporran in Trouble with PayPal and the Law

PayPal terms of service and customer complaints 21.03.2013

Andrew Drummond Charged in Criminal Case; More Charges Pending

As stated in Pattaya Provincial Criminal Court Documents 23.01.2013
The Flying Sporran becomes extinct

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.

Andrew Drummond Charged with Computer Crime

Criminal charges filed against Andrew Drummond are accepted at a Preliminary Hearing 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 100,000 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 must be tried 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.

Foreign Business Act B.E. 2542 (1999)

Thailand King HM Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rex. http://www.onestopservicesthailand.com/ 19.06.2012

Open Letter to PM Yingluck Re: Updating Laws Affecting Foreigners from Drew Noyes

Drew Noyes, PAPPA Co., Ltd. Law Office Pattaya Times newspaper and website 06.01.2012
Foreign Business Act  declared by Thailand King Bhumibol Adulyadej  in 1999.

Thailand Foreign Business Act B.E. 2542 (1999) --------------------------------------------- Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rex. Given on this 24th day of November B.E. 2542 (1999) Being the 54th year if the present reign. His Majesty Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej has been pleasantly pleased to proclaim that it was expedient to improve the law governing the business operation of foreigners. This Foreign Business Act has some provisions relating to the restriction of the rights and liberty of individuals but by implication of Section 29 in conjunction with Section 35 and Section 50 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand, the restriction can be implemented by virtue of the law. By and with the advice and concurrence of the Parliament, His Majesty the King graciously ordered the enactment of this Act as follows:

Drew Noyes asks Prime Minister Yingluck  Shinawatra for increased leniency for expats in Thailand.

A letter to Thailand's Prime Minister asking for changes that will improve millions of lives to be Delivered by Hand on January 19, 2012 after input from the foreign community in Thailand.

Swept Away in Thailand; Military Makes Peace

Strategy Page Pattaya Times newspaper and website 30.11.2011

First Law Seminar Successfully Conducted at Pattaya City Hall by Presiding Court Judges

Pattaya Times Staff Drew Noyes, PATTAYA Mayor Itthiphol Kunplume 03.09.2011
Thai military goes to help Thai villagers.

Thai military come through for the public at a critical time providing relief to flood victims.

One could hear a pin drop in the large room when Chonburi Provincial Court Chief Judge Visit Sripibool spoke as he clearly expressed the intent of the seminar was to show justice in the Thai legal system is equally applied. He thanked the foreigners for coming to learn their rights in Thailand.

Over 350 expats living in Chonburi Province attended the Chonburi Provincial Court's free seminar titled “Insight into the Criminal Proceedings for Adults in Thailand”. The entire seminar was in English to accommodate the audience of foreign residents and visitors. Thousands more watched the Thai law seminar live on the internet thanks to ThaiVisa.com, Pattaya civic and charitable operative Jan Von Koss, and students at the Father Ray Foundation and Pattaya Orphanage who operated the cameras.

Local Judges to Explain Foreigners Rights in Thailand Pattaya Times staff Pattaya Times newspaper and website
Inheritance Tax and Gift Tax in Thailand - Ask Drew Noyes Drew Noyes, PAPPA Co., Ltd. Law Office Pattaya Times newspaper and website
Thailand Expert Drew Noyes Speaking Sunday Darrel Vaught Pattaya City Expats Club Newsletter
Webchat Transcript: Immigrant Visa Q&A By US Embassy Bangkok US Embassy Bangkok US Embassy Bangkok, visa section
New Thailand Immigration Rules for Submitting 90-Day Report by Mail OR In Person Pattaya Times News Pattaya Times newspaper
Pattaya Lawyer Receives Top Honor from Thailand Immigration Bureau Wittaya Yensabai Thailand Lawyers Online
‘One Stop Service’ Center Opens at Pattaya Police Station Visith Pinapwong Thailand Lawyer and Immigration
CAUTION: Avoid Bangkok Red Shirt Rally, US Embassy Warns US Embassy, Bangkok staff AMCHAM
Renewed possibility of political demonstrations and road closures in and around Chiang Mai and Bangkok US State Department Offcials US Embassy, Bangkok
Police Crack Down on Distribution of Bogus Magazine Wittaya Yensabai Police reports, International journalists, investigators
Transnational Crime Data Center Officially Opens in Pattaya Visith Pinpawong Thailand Lawyer and Immigration

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