Foundation Reported for Collecting MoneyA foundation from Bangkok has been reported to police after they were seen collecting money from people in Banglamung Chon Buri.
PATTAYA – July 21,2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 4.00 p.m., Pol.Lt.Col. Athikhom Aphichayanukulkit (Inquiry official of Nong Prue police station, Amphur Banglamung, Chon Buri province) was notified that officers of a foundation were collecting donations from local people at Pornthep Village, Moo 2 Tambon Nong Pla Lai, Amphur Banglamung, Chon Buri province, so he rushed to inspect the scene.
At scene, the officers found Mrs. Noi Khotmanee (an officer of Fund Raising Division of Phi Thak Khun Na Tharm Foundation) and a team of other officers who were collecting donations, therefore the police took them to the police station for questioning. Upon questioning them the police found out that the foundation was located in Bangkok and had been registered legally but it does not have permission from the police to collect donations in the local area.
After initial investigation, the police made a record for evidence then fined foundation officers 200 THB for collecting without permission before letting them go.