PATTAYA – June 18, 2012 [PDN]; Pol. Lt. Col. Kwanpichai Manocharoensap and his law enforcement team arrested Mr. Anthony James Macnolly aged 57, British citizen and Mrs. Thitima Kaewheaung aged 29, address: 470 Moo 6 Nongharn, Udornthani province.
The couple was arrested at Maggie Mays restaurant at 12 Wat Boonsamphan road, Banglamung, Pattaya.
The police had had detected that illegal online Euro 2012 football gambling was taking place at the restaurant.
The arrest was made after the police sent an undercover agent to the restaurant. The “spy” arrived and found the the online gambling was in full swing. An arrest was made moments later.
The evidence found at the crime scene was 2,000 THB changing hands in during the match between Portugal and Holland at 01:45 June 18, 2012 in price of 2,000 THB. The seized the evidence.
After iterrrogating Mr. Anthony James Macnolly he confessed that he had opened the restaurant and had hosted online football gambling for foreign customers for more than 10 years.
The police detained the couple and who are charged with illegal online football gambling. Both of them will be investigated and prosecuted according to the law.