DSI investigators want a Klongchan coop’s case to be treated a money laundering case

The Department of Special Investigation is to recommend that a land transfer case implicating former chairman of Klongchan Credit Union Cooperative Mr Supachai Srisupa-aksorn be treated as a money laundering case.

Pol Lt-Col Somboon Sarasit, commander of the criminal cases 3 of the DSI, said on Friday that he would recommend to the DSI director-general Mrs Suwana Suwanchutha at a meeting on Tuesday that the land case in which Mr Supachai transferred the ownership of a land plot in Klong Luang, Pathum Thani province, to Ms Alisa Asavapokin, daughter of real estate tycoon Mr Anan of Land and House Company should be treated as a money laundering case rather than a fraud case.

Also, another case in which Mr Supachai transferred ownership of some properties to Mr Sathaporn Wattanasirikul, chairman of SW Holding company will also be recommended to be treated as a money laundering case.

Making a fraud case into a money laundering case will give more powers to DSI officials to deal with the cases such as to sequester the land plots.