Russian Man Arrested in Phuket for Alleged Money Laundering

Phuket –

A Russian man was arrested at Phuket International Airport for alleged money laundering.

Immigration officers told the Phuket Express that on Friday (June 7th) they and the Kathu Police arrested a 31-year-old Russian man at the international arrivals terminal in the airport. He is wanted following the issue of an arrest warrant by the Phuket Provincial Court. He is being accused of money laundering and was taken to the Phuket Provincial Court.

The Russian man has not released any statements as of press time. Phuket Immigration did not release any more personal details about the Russian man.

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.