Brit Arrested For Flogging Fake Watches In Pattaya

Brit Arrested For Flogging Fake Watches In Pattaya

A British expat has been arrested in Pattaya for allegedly selling fake brand name watches online.

44-year-old Mark Dorey was arrested at a condominium on Beach Road at around 2pm on Tuesday following a sting operation by cops.

Police seized 12 watches with a street value of around 100,000 baht during a sting operation following a tip-off about his Instagram watch business.

Dorey admitted to buying and selling the fake watches online and dropped his supplier in it who was cuffed within the hour and another 40 fake watches seized.

Both men were charged with selling counterfeit goods with additional charges against the Brit for working illegally likely to follow.