Thai detainees wanted to sell gold to BNA

Angola's National Bank will oversee the procedure for repatriation of financial resources

The expatriate citizens involved in the famous "Burla à Tailandesa" (Thai Scam) case intended to sell gold liabilities to the National Bank of Angola (BAN), according to the indictment

The Supreme Court judge to whom the case registered in the National Criminal Investigation Directorate (DNIA P) with the number 09/18 was assigned, recently conducted an investigation among some of the 11 defendants, at the request of one of the defendants' lawyers.

According to the accusation made by the representative of the Public Prosecutor's Office, José Coelho, at the Court of Common Crimes of the Supreme Court, on June 15th of this year, the expatriate citizens involved in the famous "Burla à Tailandesa" (Thai Scam) case were planning to sell gold liabilities to the National Bank of Angola (BAN). In the document, to which OPAÍS had access to and that was confirmed as authentic by a senior official of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), the alleged Thai investor Raveeroj Rithchotaenan, 50, described as the mentor of the scheme, proposed the acquisition of liabilities in gold that he supposedly had to the governor of the BNA.

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