Bangkok police arrest Malaysian ‘king of fake whisky’

Bangkok BRT bus Sunlong SLK6125CNG

Bangkok BRT bus Sunlong SLK6125CNG. Photo: Ilya Plekhanov.

A 63-year-old Malaysian man dubbed “David, king of fake whisky” has been arrested in a car park at a Bangkok shopping mall and admitted to having produced counterfeit foreign spirits for more than 30 years, police say.

Chan Fat Yat, a Malaysian national, was held on charges of illegally producing liquor, falsifying trademarks and overstaying his visa.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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