SONKHLA – August 20, 2012 [PDN]; a search for the assets of an arrested madam was conducted by Pol. Lt. Col. Theerapong Dulavijarn, director of Monetary Investigation Division, office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC); and Pol. Lt. Col. Weerasak Dejpramual, detective inspector, Songkhla police station; and more than 20 special forces from Sonkhla provincial police.
They brought a court warrant to search house number 999/2 and number 999/6 moo 7, Samnakkham, Songkhla. The places were the residence of Ms. Pranom Prekokesoong, age 58.
Ms. Pranom was charged in court on July 29 for international human trafficking. The police search was to collect evidence and manage her assets during her trial.
Searchers were also looking to identify and locate other people related to the case, under the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering Act.
Police found a large number of assets in the house, including a pistol, and ownership papers for a white Izusu Mew 7,registration number KorRor 4213 Songkhla.
Police also found 170,000 baht cash, as well as the bank account books from many banks, as well as deeds. Police suspect all her assets were gained illegally.