In a recent crackdown on fake pharmacists operating in Bangkok, 13 individuals were arrested by the Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD) following a series of coordinated raids. These raids took place at 14 pharmacies across the capital, instigated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). During these operations, authorities seized 156 pieces of evidence worth 1.4 million baht.
On August 2, 2023, Thai police arrested a 28yearold Chinese man, Luo Zhipeng, in connection with a massive cache of smuggled, pirated goods found in a warehouse in Muang district, tambon Phraekasa, Samut Prakan province. The discovery included approximately 100,000 counterfeit items ranging from gas stoves and skateboards to hair clippers, camera bags, and table fans.