Two Filipinas and two Iranian nationals involved in stealing from hotel safes were apprehended by the police. Their modus is to rent rooms in five star hotels then steal from safes into neighboring rooms of foreign guests.
The arrested Filipinas who were paid 1,000 baht a time to rent rooms were taken into police custody while visiting Suan Phlu Immigration offices on the 28th of November. They are Dion Fabro Greggyia, 32, and Joann Gae Dion Herrera, 31.
After the two Filipinas were arrested, the arrest of two Iranian men followed. Mohsen Razlighi, 40, was arrested at a house in Si Khiw, Nakorn Ratchasima while David Rasasi otherwise known as Jomedordi Bahlakeh, 49, was apprehended outside a hotel in Siriwong.
According to Bangkok police, the gang of four admitted to the crime. The police took the clothes, tools to break open rooms and safes, and other stolen goods used in the crime including two vehicles.
In a report from Komchadluek, the two Filipino women were approached by the Iranians in the Nana area to act as the people who would rent rooms in fancy hotels where nightly charges were 3,000 to 4,000 baht.
Once in the room, the two Iranians would move in and wait for guests nearby to leave their rooms before they break in and steal the safes which they will prised open and removed of their contents inside their rented room.
Thai Visa reported that they are believed to have hit at least five hotels in Thong Lor, Hua Mak, Phaya Thai, Pattaya and Don Hua Lor, Chonburi.
Chief Charnthep Sisawech announced the arrests and asked for other potential victims to come forward.
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