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Facebook advert led to the arrest on Phuket of Anastasia Spirkina, 30

Facebook Poster Arrested for Offering Phuket Condo Cheap

Thursday, December 3, 2015
PHUKET: A woman arrested in a sting by Tourist Police over a Facebook post advertising a condo for sale on Phuket did not have a work permit.

Anastasia Spirkina, 30, a Russian, told officers that she was still on three months' trial with a Thalang property company.

The interest of Tourist Police was aroused by the owner of the condo, who saw the premises advertised on Facebook for a lower price than the one he was asking.

Suspicions aroused, he went to Tourist Police who organised a ''buyer'' who found the facebook property agent had no work permit.

She faces more questions about her activities.


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Sure they will find loads more if they browse facebook

Posted by Michael on December 3, 2015 14:44


Im sure she was quiet happy to undersell the property for less than its true worth to pocket her commission defrauding the owner in the process but apparently that's not a crime just a standard for dishonest estate agent practice to beat any honest opposition estate agents for the sale, No work permit is a good charge for starters followed by a few please explains.

Posted by slickmelb on December 3, 2015 15:08


From what I have read on the internet only Thai nationals can sell real estate from a agency to local residents in Thailand, which means a lot of people in the real estate industry are working without a work permit and could be fined and deported if caught by immigration, must be a lot of tea drunk in the real estate industry

Posted by peter allen on December 12, 2015 13:03

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