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AMLO is verifying reports of four Thai banks’ alleged role

Thailand’s Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) is in the process of verifying a report, by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), that four Thai banks have been involved in suspicious financial transactions, worth about 41.31 billion baht, over nearly two decades. Responding to the ICIJ report, AMLO Acting Secretary-General Pol Maj-Gen Preecha Charoensahayanont said today […]Read More

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AMLO seizes Bt384 million of assets in Ubon

THE Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) has seized 229 assets worth Bt384 million from former Ubon Ratchathani governor Surapol Saipan and others in relation to alleged corruption in the purchase of farming chemicals to be given to local residents, a source at the agency said yesterday. AMLO transaction committee head Athikhom Inthuphuti signed an order number […]Read More

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16 Thais confirmed in the Panama Papers: AMLO

Former politicians, business people among those listed; NACC to check their asset statements. SIXTEEN Thai people have so far been confirmed to be listed in the “Panama Papers” – the huge trove of documents released recently that reveals individuals and entities from countries around the world who set up secret offshore accounts, the Anti-Money Laundering […]Read More

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Thai government threat to seize assets of sponsors of anti-govt

The government will enforce anti-money-laundering laws and seize the assets of capitalists who sponsor anti-government rallies, the prime minister’s deputy secretary-general, Suporn Atthawong, warned yesterday. Suporn said he would call on the Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) to check and stop the routing of protest funds. Read more: The NationRead More

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Blacklisting terrorist supporters vital to Thailand’s security: AMLO

BANGKOK, June 7 – About 4,000 people blacklisted for financially supporting terrorists in Thailand will be thoroughly scrutinised before legal action is taken against them, a senior official said today. Seehanat Prayoonrat, Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) secretary general, said some names in the list were lifted after officials found their innocence. Read more: MCOTRead More

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Thailand removed from list of nations with risks of money

BANGKOK, 23 April 2013 (NNT) – The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has agreed to remove Thailand from its list of nations identified as Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) deficient. Justice Minister Police General Pracha Promnok held a press conference today during which he indicating that Thailand is no longer […]Read More

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Thailand to be lifted from money laundering, terrorist financing blacklist

BANGKOK, Feb 27 – The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has removed Thailand from the anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF) blacklist after the country has made significant progress to tackle the issues, a senior Thai official said today. Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) secretary general Sihanart Prayoonrat said the FATF made a preliminary decision […]Read More