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Fugitive Korean fraud suspect nabbed while seeking re-entry permit in Chiang Rai

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Mae Sai in Chiang Rai is a major border crossing between Thailand and Myanmar

Mae Sai in Chiang Rai is a major border crossing between Thailand and Myanmar. Photo: Tevaprapas.

A 59-year-old South Korean woman – who was wanted for alleged fraud causing damages worth 440 million won (about Bt10 million) in her home country – has been arrested in the northern border province of Chiang Rai while trying to apply for a re-entry permit, said authorities.

The Thai authority was contacted by the South Korean Embassy in Thailand to help look for the fugitive – identified only by her last name Park – and the Chiang Rai Immigration Police on July 30 spotted the suspect, Immigration Police chief Lt-General Sompong Chingduang told a press conference in Bangkok on Tuesday.

Full story: The Nation

By Jessada Chantharak
The Nation

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