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    Verdict due in MtGox bitcoin embezzlement case

    AFP, Published on 13/03/2019

    » TOKYO - The former high-flying head of collapsed bitcoin exchange MtGox will learn his fate Friday as a Tokyo court hands down its verdict on charges of faking digital data and embezzling millions of dollars.

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    Maldives arrests ex-leader Yameen over witness tampering

    AFP, Published on 18/02/2019

    » MALé (MALDIVES) - Maldives authorities on Monday detained former strongman president Abdulla Yameen after he was accused of trying to bribe witnesses in his money laundering trial, officials said.

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    No word from Haiti's president as fear paralyzes capital

    AFP, Published on 12/02/2019

    » PORT-AU-PRINCE - Sporadic gunfire echoed through the streets of Port-au-Prince on Monday as the government remained silent in the face of protests that have paralyzed the Haitian capital and triggered rising violence.

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    Attacks on activists as Ukraine struggles with graft reform

    AFP, Published on 06/02/2019

    » KIEV - Last summer, Vitaliy Ustymenko was brutally attacked by two men in broad daylight in an assault he believes was linked to his work as an anti-corruption activist in Ukraine.

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    PACC hailed for improved graft rating

    News, King-oua Laohong, Published on 26/01/2019

    » Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam has praised the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) for thwarting corruption scandals and helping the country to improve its track record on graft, putting it behind only Singapore, Brunei and Malaysia in the region.

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    Round up of unsavoury suspects

    News, Wassayos Ngamkham, Published on 27/12/2018

    » On the crime front, public attention was dominated to a large degree by news stories that were wide-ranging, unusual and controversial. The alleged bitcoin fraud had police and readers delving into the complexity of the cryptocurrency issue, which is new to most people, while the arrest of senior clergy in temple fund embezzlement cases tested people's faith in Buddhism. Meanwhile, the arrest of a policeman-turned-hitman responsible for at least two murders, brought back memories of his alleged connection to the kidnapping and murders of the wife and son of a jeweller holding vital clues in the 1995 stolen Saudi gems case. Police also claimed success in nabbing all overstayers in a long-running crackdown. However, the reportedly accidental shooting death of an Indian tourist in a gun battle between two rival Bangkok gangs undermined confidence in tourist safety.

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    Long jail terms in KMIT funds theft case, ex-rector acquitted

    Online Reporters, Published on 26/12/2018

    » Sentences of 4-50 years in jail have been handed down to 11 people for the embezzlement of hundreds of millions of baht from King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL).

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    Court finds 11 guilty in marathon KMITL ruling

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 27/12/2018

    » Eleven people were found guilty and handed jail sentences ranging from four to 50 years in connection with an embezzlement scandal involving King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL).

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    Heroes who shook the nation

    News, Published on 27/12/2018

    » The year 2018 was a year in which many heroes emerged. One incident engraved in our memory is of the volunteers who searched for and rescued the Wild Boars football team trapped in a cave in Chiang Rai in June.

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    Court accepts B30m lottery tickets dispute lawsuit

    Piyarat Chongcharoen, Published on 20/12/2018

    » KANCHANABURI: The provincial court on Thursday accepted a lawsuit filed by a teacher against a retired policeman, with first-prize lottery tickets worth 30 million baht at stake.

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