Bangkok, Acting Director-General of DSI urges crackdown on foreign companies conducting business without permission. Recently, 2 cases were ordered to be sent to the public prosecutor.
On Friday, December 22, 2023, under the direction of Mr. Thaweewat Surasit, Director of the Security Cases Division, and Mr. Worapoj Maihom, Deputy Director of the Security Cases Division. assigned to Police Lieutenant Setthawut Saipong, Director of Security Cases Division 2, and the Special Case Investigation Team Security Litigation Division Department of Special Investigation Lead the investigation into the special investigation along with the accused Send the prosecutor Special Case Office The Attorney General's Office is handling 2 cases, consisting of:
1.Special Case No. 38/2021, the case of accusations against Leaf Lucky Company Limited by Ms. Oksana Authorized Director As a representative of a juristic person and Mr. David (surname withheld) in his personal capacity, a total of 2 people committed an offense under the Foreign Business Act of 1999. The investigation had enough evidence to indict that they were guilty of the crime. 'Being an alien conducting business without permission and being an alien, giving consent to a person of Thai nationality or a juristic person who is not an alien Provide assistance or support or participate in foreign business operations. which is a business in which the foreigner is not permitted to conduct business according to the law" and "is a director, partner or person with authority to act on behalf of the juristic person Connivance with the wrongdoing of a juristic person or did not take reasonable steps to prevent that offense from occurring.'
2.Special case number 39/2021, case of accusations against Sunny Views Company Limited by Ms. Irina, an authorized director. As a representative of a juristic person, Mr. Yossi, Company Director As a private person and Miss Irina (Last name reserved) Authorized committee member As representatives of juristic persons, a total of 3 people committed an offense under the Foreign Business Act of 1999. The investigation found enough evidence to charge that they were guilty. 'Being an alien conducting business without permission and is an alien Allow people of Thai nationality or juristic persons who are not aliens Provide assistance or support or participate in foreign business operations. which is a business in which the foreigner is not permitted to conduct business according to the law" on the basis of "being a director, partner, or person with authority to act on behalf of a juristic person Connivance with the wrongdoing of a juristic person or did not take reasonable steps to prevent such offense from occurring' and 'Being an alien conducting business without permission and being an alien, giving consent to a person of Thai nationality or a juristic person who is not an alien Provide assistance or support or participate in foreign business operations. which is a business that foreigners are not allowed to operate according to the law.'
The origins of both cases follow from The Security Division has a special investigation, Case No. 7/2018, in the case of a legal consulting firm located in Surat Thani Province. and Phuket Province with Mr. Markus British nationality and Mr. Paul, United States nationality Be an executive There is a circumstance of arranging for a Thai employee to act as a disguised agent. Established Sunny Shores Property Company Limited and led that company to hold shares in various companies in Surat Thani Province. and Phuket Province As the proportion of shareholders who are Thai nationals To conduct a land trading business for foreigners And when foreigners come to buy land held by those companies, they will sell or sell their own shares or close down the original company. In order for foreign customers to come and take possession of it. The benefits received from the said land purchase will go to the above aliens. It does not belong to Sunny Shores Property Company Limited or any Thai shareholders. which has been investigated until it is completed and submitted the investigation file to the prosecutor for legal action. The Criminal Court has sentenced Sunny Shores Property Company. Limited to them And later, the public prosecutor recommended that special investigators take legal action against the natural persons and juristic persons involved. Until it was the origin of these two special cases.
The Department of Special Investigation would like to thank the people who have always helped in providing information and if the people still have information or know where to go in this case. or other offenses Can provide information/clients At the Department of Special Investigation hotline, call 1202, toll free nationwide. or the website of the Department of Special Investigation www.dsi.go.th 'Committing an offense under the Foreign Business Act It's important. and affecting the security and economic system of the country Therefore, it is the policy of the government. and the Ministry of Justice Including the Department of Special Investigation in serious suppression,' Police Major Yutthana Said.-119.
Source: Thai News Agency