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Philip Morris tax evasion case reaches court

The Office of the Attorney-General filed a multi-billion-baht tax evasion lawsuit against Philip Morris Thailand (PMTL) in the Criminal Court on Monday, a charge the tobacco giant’s management insisted was “without merit and unjust”. Attorney-general’s spokesman Somnuek Siangkong confirmed on Tuesday that the case reached the Criminal Court on Monday. Read more: Bangkok PostRead More


Government sizes up Philip Morris WTO claim

The government is not sure whether a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling cited by tobacco giant Philip Morris will have any impact on a lawsuit it is set to file against the firm. Philip Morris (Thailand) Limited (PMTL) is accused of making false declarations about the value of cigarettes it imported from the Philippines and […]Read More


Thailand’s DSI targets tobacco giant in tax evasion row

Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation has decided to file charges against US tobacco firm Philip Morris Thailand for allegedly under-declaring the value of its products to evade taxes. The DSI’s move contradicts a decision by public prosecutors, who decided in January to drop charges against the firm, 13 other companies and Philip Morris Thailand executive […]Read More