Latest reveal of assets by graft buster of Yingluck cabinet shows Pongthep is the richest

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) today revealed the assets of 13 former ministers of the Yingluck cabinet showing Mr Pongthep Thepkanchana is the richest with over three billion baht.

The poorest is Mr Santi Prompat with 14 million baht in assets.

The latest disclosure involved 13 former cabinet ministers in 14 positions of the Yingluck cabinet whose terms in office had expired for one full year now on June 29, 2014.

The former deputy prime minister and education minister Pongthep,  his spouse and children have  the combined assets of  3.014 billion baht, the  highest of all the former ministers.

Coming second is Pol Lt-Gen Chad Kunadilok and spouse of 619.2 million baht in assets, and third is former prime minister Pol Capt Chalerm Yoobamrung and spouse of 171 billion baht in assets.

Former  PM’s Office minister  Niwatthamlong Boonsongpaisan and spouse have 122 million baht, former PM’ Office minister Ms Sansanee Nakapong has  56.7 million baht, former defence minister ACM Sukampol Suwannatat has   52.7 million baht,    former industry minister Thanit Thienthong,  46 million baht, former  agriculture minister Yuttapong Charasathien 42.8 billion baht, former labour minister  Padermchai Sasomsap 37.24 million baht,  former natural resources and environment minister Preecha Rengsomboonsook  32.57 million baht.

Others are Wirawat Uah-apinyakul, 17.44 for baht,  Boonsong Teriyapirom, 16.62 million baht, and former social and human security minister Santi Prompat 14 million baht.

(Photo : ThaiPBS file)