Phuket: Aussie couple share jet-ski scam nightmare

Posted on August 22, 2011 • Filed under: Asia Pacific, Tourist Scam

PHUKET: A holidaying Australian couple have told how they were abused and intimidated by Phuket jet-ski operators who sought to rip off the tourists in an extortion scam. At a Phuket police station, where an officer was supposed to act as the independent mediator in the dispute, the officer handed a passport to the jet-ski operators, one of the Australians said. Read Article

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