- Tourist Marc Pearson met local woman Somboon Supasan on holiday in Thailand
- They got to know each other over dinner before he invited her back to his hotel
- When he woke the next morning, she had disappeared with £4,000 of his cash
- Police later found that she had used the money to pay for surgery on her nose
A British tourist was robbed of £4,000 in Thailand after a woman he invited back to his hotel room stole the cash and used it to get a nose job.
The tourist, named as Marc Pearson, had been on holiday in the resort of Pattaya in December, when he met Thai woman Somboon Supasan.
The pair then spent the evening getting to know each other over dinner and drinks before he invited her back to his hotel room.
However, when he woke up the next morning, he saw that that 30-year-old Supasan had fled along with 170,000 in Thai Baht (£4,000).
Mr Pearson then reported the theft to police and when they tracked her spending, found she had used most to buy designer clothes and jewellery.
But in addition, they also found she had used the money to pay for surgery on her nose and when police checked her phone, they found pictures of her with bandages over her face after the operation.
According to Pattaya News, the woman the owned up to the honey trap when she was questioned by police.
The pair then spent the evening getting to know each other over dinner and drinks before he invited her back to his hotel room. Pictured is Supasan on CCTV entering a bar
Pattaya Police said: ‘The man thought the woman was attractive and they went together to his hotel to get to know each other.
‘In the morning she disappeared already and he has £4,000 missing. We have arrested her and she does not have the money.
‘She has spent part of it on a cosmetic surgery operation for her face.’
Pattaya is a popular beachside resort town about two hours’ drive from Bangkok, and attracts a significant number of Western expatriate residents.
It is well-known for its resort hotels, shopping malls, cabaret bars and 24-hour nightclubs.
When Pattaya Police checked her phone, they found pictures of her with bandages over her face after the operation.