sexual abuse cases in a staggering case which goes beyond simple mistaken identity.
his namesake another Briton called Andrew John Tracy, who has since disappeared
from the court system in Thailand and now appears to be in Cambodia.
a room provided by fake British lawyer Brian Goudie, who, it is believed, reported his presence to the Women and Children’s Department of the Thai Police
in Banglamuang, near Pattaya.
In fact Tracey has been acquitted at his original trial when a boy he was accused of abusing stood up and said ‘He is not John’ and that he was under pressure from police to say to come to the court. He never had any sexual relations with Ian Tracy.
The prosecution had claimed they could not find the boy witness. He was produced by the defence after they did not do so. According to documents, admitted by the prosecution, the boy was threatened with ten years on drugs charges if he did not identify Tracey in a recorded video.
Tracey said had been arrested under the wrong name and claimed to police that not only was the name wrong but also the address.
sort out the mix up and sue the police for 20 million baht. But Goudie did not such thing.
Instead he called up the police and told them to pick Tracey up at his apartment above the ‘Jaggy Thistle’ pub. He visited his client the following week in jail and that’s the last Tracey saw of him.
Goudie began a four year sentence after the prosecutor appeal the decision and won in a case neither he nor his original Thai lawyer were informed about. The appeal result was read out in his absence.
“The most appalling part was when police came to my house. The arrest and search warrant was not in my name nor was it my address. They could not find the Tracy on the arrest warrant so they came back and arrested me and searched my house anyway. I told them I was totally innocence and they would have to make it up…and they did.”
|Andrew John Tracy – disappeared|
notorious Ulster drugs trafficker, who died of necrotising fasciitis in the
Bangkok Pattaya Hospital 19 months ago.
Goldie, inherited Halliday’s estate by getting him to sign a power of attorney
on his death bed, and took over the ownership of the Jaggy Thistle pub in
Jomtien, under his name and that of his dormant companies Ramadin and Bang Kao Bay Holding Company.
in the names and the address of the defendant.
going to cheat a 75-year-old American mother out of a lot of money for defending
her son Gregory Miller on child sexual abuse charges.
“I told her to pay nothing without a full explanation. I
told her if she was going to pay money to the courts for bail she should do it
herself or she would never get it back.”
where Mrs. Barbara Fanelli Miller, now 76, has brought a case against him for
cheating her out of US$300,000 on the promise on the release of her son. He has to surrender to bail on January 27th.
|Mock up of Brian Goudie, aka Goldie, as a barrister|
which Goudie has been gloating about on his ‘legal website’ Case-Watch-Thailand.Blogspot.com.
mother a lot of money to defend her son and offered me 2 million baht. I
added: “At the moment my life is ruined. I have had a career in advertising and
marketing. There is no way I can return to this business until I am completely
cleared and all references to this alleged offence removed.
“Goudie had me completely fooled. I thought he was a genuine lawyer. I saw him put down a million baht on Miller’s hospital bill.
“He said: ‘I am going to do everything to save this guy’s life’. So I thought he was the real deal.
“I never even knew that I had been convicted on appeal. It was Goudie who told me. I had asked him to sue the police on my behalf. He said I need not worry. He was personal friends with the Justice Minister.
“He discovered the judgment when he went to the court to check. he suggested I move to the ‘Jaggie Thistle’ for my own safety or just as a precaution. Only he, Mrs Miller and my girlfriend knew where I was staying.”
presence at the Jaggy Thistle. She added that this occurred after Mrs. Barbara
Fanelli Miller had left the premises to return to the United States.
Goudie has to surrender to bail on January 27th on a charge of cheating a 75-year-old American woman Barbara Fannelli Miller out of US$300,000 – a charge he made to get her son Gregory Miller, an international school teacher, out of the Nong Plalai jail where he was being held on child abuse charges.
Since she had turned against Goudie (above right) she has been the subject
of a vicious campaign on the internet
where personal and intimate pictures have been posted of her on a blogspot site and a Google+ site. Nattsuda Sripawat another former girlfriend has also had a website set up in her name praising ‘my good man Brian Goudie’. In actual fact her pictures now appear on 13 separate internet social websites and her picture is being used to front the sale of Bang Kao Bay Residences.
There will be those who forcefully argue that these people deserve anything they get. They are however entitled to justice just as any other offender.