A Thai couple are wanted by police for filming themselves having sex at a popular holiday resort in northeastern Thailand and uploading the video to the internet.
Thai police are currently searching for the couple who turned a resort room in Wang Nam Khieo district in Nakhon Ratchasima into a pornography shoot setting for sex tapes that were later uploaded to their subscription-based OnlyFans account.
Three four-minute-long clips of the couple engaging in sexual intercourse were downloaded from their account by a subscriber and sent to private messaging groups on the social media app Line, where the videos went viral.
The couple’s OnlyFans account charges subscribers 350 baht (approximately $10) per month to view their content. After their videos had gone viral, the couple reportedly deleted their account. They created a new account, charging $50 a month to access 22 of their video clips and four photos.
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The videos, which included a caption of their location and a forest view, were condemned by Pongthep Malachasing, the president of Wang Nam Khiao’s Tourism Promotion Association.
“Their sex content is unacceptable and the couple deserve to be condemned,” Malachasing told Thaiger. “I don’t believe the resort owner supports these two creators, and anyone with the same idea needs to stop now. I want the relevant agencies to take the case seriously and prosecute the couple to avoid similar issues in the future. Thai people should protect Wang Nam Khiao’s image as a tourist attraction full of beautiful nature and temples.”
The resort owners said they had no knowledge of the pornography produced at their establishment, according to investigators. The local police will be working with the Technology Crime Suppression Division in tracing the clips of the couple.
Pornography remains illegal under Thailand’s cybercrime law. The unidentified couple, who faces charges of producing and distributing pornography, could receive up to five years in prison and a fine of 100,000 baht (approximately $2,860).
In 2020, the Thailand government banned more than 100 websites featuring explicit content, including PornHub, leading to the arrests of many pornography content creators.