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Two shut associates of high-profile police determine Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn, vehemently denied all charges in a money laundering case linked to the net playing web site BNKMaster.

The 2 suspects, Sub-Lieutenant Natthawut Huadwaew and Sub-Lieutenant Natthanant Choochak have been granted bail of 100,000 baht (US$ 2,800) every at 10am at the moment, March 13, on the Tao Poon Police Station after the Felony Court docket on Ratchadaphisek Highway issued arrest warrants for 3 cops and one civilian, all reportedly near Big Joke, a Deputy Nationwide Police Chief. They’re suspected of monetary transactions related to the BNKMaster web site.

Tao Poon Police Station chief Suradet Chatthai revealed that each suspects, who surrendered final night time, denied the allegations of conspiring to launder money and committing money laundering as officers. They have been launched on bail in the course of the investigation stage.

Suradet, who took a time off from service, added that two different suspects—Police Colonel Kittichai Sangkhathaworn, deputy commander of Songkhla Provincial Police, and Napatsakorn Haekerd, often known as Eood Hat Yai—haven’t but coordinated their give up in reference to the BNKMaster case, reported KhaoSod.

The investigation into the BNKMaster playing web site unveiled monetary trails resulting in so-called nominee accounts held by Police Main Krit Priyakate, one other shut affiliate of Big Joke. Roughly 15 million baht (US$ 420,000) in transactions have been found, however that is thought-about separate from the Minny on-line playing case, which includes the identical suspects.

In associated information, Big Joke faces two charges after monetary transactions of his have been discovered linked with on-line playing operators. 4 different senior cops have been discovered concerned however their identities had not but been revealed.

The Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau officers raided Big Joke’s residence in September final yr over his alleged involvement within the playing web site operation. Eight cops who labored intently with the deputy commissioner additionally face the identical allegations.

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