Saint Christopher and Nevis Man Wanted by US Arrested in Phuket

Phuket –

A Saint Christopher and Nevis man who is wanted by the United States of America was arrested in Thalang.

The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) Police revealed to the press today (January 14th) that they and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation have arrested Mr. Peter Coker Jr, 54, a Saint Christopher and Nevis national at a hotel near Surin Beach in Thalang.

Mr. Coker Jr is a wanted suspect in an arrest warrant issued by Interpol (International Criminal Police Organization) last month for alleged stock fraud. Mr. Coker Jr. admitted that he is the person in the notice but not to the alleged crimes.

According to the United States Department of Justice on September 26th, 2022, an indictment unsealed charges three men with orchestrating a large-scale market manipulation scheme related to two publicly traded companies.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.