88 million baht worth of assets of 3 officials and accomplices to be seized over corruption

88 million baht worth of assets of 3 officials and accomplices to be seized over corruption

By Thai PBS

 

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The Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) will confiscate the assets of three former top officials of the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security and 12 other accomplices worth 88 million baht for corruption in the state funds for the destitutes.

 

The decision was reached at the meeting of the AMLO’s financial transaction committee after it was designated to investigate their money trails following  joint investigation by by the Office of the Auditor-General and the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) revealing of massive corruption in the funds for the destitutes across the country.

 

AMLO deputy secretary-general Pol Maj-Gen Rommasit Veriyasan said intensive investigation by AMLO investigation team showed that the three top officials who included the former permanent secretary Puttipat Lertchaowasit, his deputy, Narong Kongkham, and former inspector-general Thirapong Srisukhon were found guilty of collaboration in the misappropriation of funds for the destitutes allocated to protection centres for the destitutes across the country.

 

Full story: http://englishnews.thaipbs.or.th/88-million-baht-worth-assets-3-officials-accomplices-seized-corruption/

 
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-- © Copyright Thai PBS 2018-06-13
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