Seven Cars Missing from Phuket Rental firm

Two suspects are in custody but three more are at large after seven rental cars remained missing from a Phuket rental firm, according to the Phuket Gazette.

Sarun Thongularn, 37, and two friends started a car rental business last year. But by the end of the year, seven fleet vehicles were missing, with the renters either arrested or in hiding from the police. The rental company owner suspects the vehicles may have been fraudulently sold.

The eight cars were rented by six different people. Sirirat Engchuan, 24; Detrit Homhuan, 40; Janthip Sae-iad, 28; Teerawat Bunraksa, 45; Wassana Jaroenrit, 49, who was accompanied by Thalerngsri Promrat, 50.

One of the renters, had sent his wife to collect the car, in which she left her motorbike and driver’s license with Sarun. Sarun is now only renting cars to foreigners and asks that they leave their passports with him.

For the full article from the Phuket Gazette, click on the URL: http://www.phuketgazette.net/archives/articles/2012/article12020.html

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Understanding The Fleetification of Everything

As fleet miles increase exponentially, and as new stratum of fleet enter both consumer and business use cases, the "founding fathers" who gathered at Fleet Forward in Miami last week have some work to do.

The Problem with Valuing Safety Technology

As advanced safety technologies have migrated to mainstream vehicles, retaining value for these options at resale remains an issue.

ELD Mandate: Is Your Head Still in the Sand?

If you think you have 11 weeks to implement an Electronic Logging Device system to meet the Dec. 18 compliance deadline, you really don’t — for a few reasons.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>