Alleged launderer for drug kingpin arrested, 70 million in property seized

A man alleged to be a cash launderer for a major drug trafficking ring has been arrested. The alleged cash launderer was linked to alleged drug kingpin “Nu Chen” and police seized about 70 million baht value of property at his home in central Bangkok. Police impounded 2 cars, 2 title deeds, 18 kilogrammes of gold bars, US $10,000, and 23 million baht money.
According to the Narcotics Control Board secretary-general, the forty two 12 months outdated alleged launderer was taken into custody at his home within the Suan Luang district of Bangkok on Tuesday with help from officers from the Police Provincial Region 6 and narcotics suppression police.
An arrest warrant was originally issued by the Mae Sot Provincial Court on August sixteen on accusations of cash laundering earlier than police eventually tracked him down in Bangkok.
The investigation that led to this arrest began a quantity of years earlier, however, when police in Tak impounded 1.5 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine in Huai Ra-u in Mae Sot in 2019. Quick within the huge bust ended up belonging to Nu Chen, the alias of Thapanan Thamaratthada.
It led to prolonged investigations up the chain of the drug trafficking network that led to this week’s arrest, 2 years later. Nu Chen was later linked to the alleged cash launderer through his female assistant. The 34 yr old woman is alleged to have handled the money aspect of the operations and was arrested previously, however Nu Chen stays at massive..

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