On November 20 immigration Bureau officers arrested one of the world’s most wanted drug dealers who, it had been discovered, had been hiding out in Pattaya.
Twenty-seven year old Russian national, Mr Dmitry Filipsin, was detained on an International Arrest Warrant after being located at a condo in Mooban Dusit View, Huayyai, Pattaya.
After three years on the run Filipsin was identified, although gave arresting officers a Ukrainian passport.
This was cross checked with the Ukrainian Embassy and found to be false.
Filipsin has been charged with being in possession of a fake passport and will now be processed for deportation.
Report by Pattaya One News Team