Nearly four years ago the Thai cyber-crime unit raided my house in Pattaya. The head officer officer arrested me on charges of intellectual property theft. My website offering F1 merchandise had been #1 in the search engines over various multinational car corporations. I knew that ranking would cause me a problem one day and this was it.The police transported me to Bangkok, where I was processed with politeness. The head officer whispered to me that he had interrogated my neighbors and they had reported that I was a good farang. Their comments saved me from a night in the monkey house. I wished that they had informed me about the investigation, but the Thais know best when to shut their mouths.The colonel in charge of the operation set my bail at $1000. I paid it on the spot. The next morning I was back in Pattaya. It was obviously time to leave the Last Babylon.My friends attempted to persuade me from leaving them. My work options were limited to teaching or managing a bar. The first paid 30,000 baht per month and the second required late hours and heavy drinking. I opted for a return to New York after my trial. My pregnant wife wasn't happy about my departure, but I told her that things would be okay. It took a long time for that promise to be true. My website has been closed for a long time.Yesterday I decided to see, if any mention of www.f1-shopping.net existed online.I discovered that the site was up for sale and several urls lower was a testimonial from a satisfied buyer."I got a AMG jacket on-line at Formula one F1 Jackets Formula 1 Shirts and caps F1 MerchandiseIt was $79 bucks and took about 10 days to get........I am pretty sure it"s not orginal "AMG".......... Good Luck."We all need a little of that these days.