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Thaksin Corruption Case Faces Collapse

Thaksin Corruption Case Faces Collapse

Ex Thai Prime Minister and current Manchester City owner Thaksin Shinawatra appears to have escaped corruption charges.

On 19 September 2006 while Frank was attending a UN meeting in New York a military junta known as the 'Council for National Security' overthrew Thaksins' government.

In essence, the CNS suspected the government of being corrupt and decided enough was enough. Unfortunately for him, the now dissolved populist 'Thai Rak Thai' Partyleader was left out on a limb after having his passport revoked. In other words, the 58-year-old was told in no uncertain terms that he was no longer welcome back in the country of his birth.

Ever since the coup Thaksin has been fighting corruption charges, and at one stage it looked as though his £2.8billion fortune would be confiscated. However, if the case against Frank has definitely been dropped, all of his frozen assets will have to be returned, lock, stock and barrel.

To read the Bangkok Post article, click here.



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Writer:Tudor
Date:Sunday June 29 2008
Time: 5:53PM

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Comments

0
Well in Thaksin lad, now share the wealth. Just give us the interest.
SkyBlueSuedeShoes
29/06/2008 19:15:00
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He should be banged up for years, end of!...And fit to own a Premier league club? Just who sat on that panel? The same lot who just counted the Zimbabwean Election i assume!!!
pentonpompey
29/06/2008 20:42:00
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What makes you say that pentonpompey ?
alphieblues
29/06/2008 23:41:00
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pentonpompey, the same guys that sat on the panel for your Russian, wonder how he made his money from a communist state?
Buzz Lightyear
30/06/2008 07:57:00
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Meanwhile. Ronaldhino. Stop this nonsense now. 200 grand a week on the table from Man Cithai for the man they now call "Little Fatty..." http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/main.jhtml?xml=/sport/2008/06/30/ufnron130.xml
Johnny Baguette
30/06/2008 12:41:00
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JB, I really think it was a red herring to start with to nullify the sacking of Sven. If Goofy wants to come to City then we would have a look at him but not at 200k per week.
Buzz Lightyear
30/06/2008 13:47:00
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check this out Buzz...Definitely some exquisite touches still there but check out RonaldMcDonaldhino's darts image as he steps up for a free kick.... http://video.globo.com/Videos/Player/Esportes/0,,GIM848280-7824-RONALDINHO+SE+DESTACA+EM+JOGO+CONTRA+MESSI,00.html
Johnny Baguette
30/06/2008 16:49:00
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More fat than Blobby Fowler or fat Bob, geat to watch, but it was a friendly Jb as you know, but it is obvious that City are not famous or big enough just yet for the likes of Goofy.
Buzz Lightyear
30/06/2008 18:14:00
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well do you not think there is alot more players better than him now who would be young and cheaper to purchase do we realy need goofy sorry haveing being keeping up with things i have being working away
dunne deal
30/06/2008 18:31:00
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Welcome back dd. I say go for Berbatov. Sell half teh strikers at a car boot sale and have done with it. That Modric of Croatia in midfield. Van Buyten at the back. Bring it all on.
Johnny Baguette
30/06/2008 19:17:00
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