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    Theft by officials in aid for poor scheme widespread

    Theft by officials in aid for poor scheme widespread

    19 Feb 2018 at 17:31
    WRITER: KING-OUA LAOHONG AND SUPAPONG CHAOLAN

    Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commissioner Jaramporn Suramanee (standing left) listens to an elderly villager during the investigation into the embezzlement of financial aid for the poor in tambon Chang Sai of Kanchanadit district, Surat Thani province, on Monday. (Photo by Supapong Chaolan)

    More embezzlement of financial aid intended for the destitute has been uncovered as graft busters expand their investigation in rural provinces, and the corruption appears to be well organised.

    Korntip Daroj, acting secretary-general of the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC), said checks on a protection centre for the poor in Ban Tha Sa-ard village of Seka district in Bung Kan province found that most of the people recorded as aid recipients did not even know they were on the list.

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    Re: Theft by officials in aid for poor scheme widespread

    Karma

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    Re: Theft by officials in aid for poor scheme widespread

    One can only hope ...

    Karma is about the only justice that most of them will ever experience.
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    Re: Theft by officials in aid for poor scheme widespread

    Panel of outsiders formed to probe alleged plundering of fund for the destitute
    in Editor's Choice, General | February 21, 2018 | (By Thai PBS

    The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (SDHS) will form a panel comprising representatives from the Office of the Auditor-General and the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission to investigated alleged plundering of fund for the destitute.

    SDHS Minister Gen Anantaporn Kanjanarat explained Wednesday (Feb 21) that the appointment of outsiders to join the probe was intended to ensure transparency and he expected the probe to be wrapped up within one month.

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    Re: Theft by officials in aid for poor scheme widespread

    I wonder who one needs to know to be a member of the anti corruption commission.
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    Re: Theft by officials in aid for poor scheme widespread

    ...............and how much it costs........

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    Re: Theft by officials in aid for poor scheme widespread

    Prayut shifts 2 top bureaucrats amid graft probe

    23 Feb 2018 at 21:22
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    Investigators from the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission collect evidence at the Khon Kaen Protection for the Destitute offices on Wednesday after a complaint about alleged embezzlement of taxpayer funds intended for poor people. (Photo by Jakkrapan Natanri)

    Two senior officials at the Social Development and Human Security Ministry have been shunted to the Prime Minister's Office to clear the way for investigations into alleged embezzlement of funds intended for the poor at welfare centres across the country.

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha signed an order on Friday to immediately transfer Puttipat Lertchaowasit, permanent secretary for social development and human security, and his deputy, Narong Khongkham, to his office.

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    Re: Theft by officials in aid for poor scheme widespread

    Graft probe digs deep in two more provinces

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    Anti-graft officials are scrutinising two more welfare centres with at least eight more on the list after they have found suspected corruption in their nationwide investigations.

    Meanwhile, soldiers have stepped in to protect two whistleblowers who rattle the Social Development and Human Security Ministry with an exposure of alleged irregularities at the Khon Kaen Protection Centre for the Destitute.

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    Re: Theft by officials in aid for poor scheme widespread

    5 More Province Being Investigated Over Embezzled Money Earmarked for the Poor

    BANGKOK – Thailand’s Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) is investigating whether officials in five additional provinces may have embezzled money earmarked for poverty relief in Thailand.

    The PACC board on Thursday agreed to set up panels to investigate alleged embezzlement at the Protection for the Destitute Centres in Nong Khai, Bung Kan, Trat, Nan and Surat Thani, after preliminary investigations found grounds to take action.

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    Re: Theft by officials in aid for poor scheme widespread

    Graftbusters target welfare centre chief, school director

    10 Mar 2018 at 16:29
    WRITER: PATTANAPONG SRIPIACHAI

    Kriangkrai Suebsamphan (right), director of the anti-graft sub-division 5 under the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC), meets recipients of state welfare funds in Nakhon Phanom. (Photo by Pattanapong Sripiachai)

    NAKHON PHANOM: Anti-graft officials are preparing to act against a welfare centre chief implicated in the embezzlement of funds meant for the poor and a school director caught on camera lobbying local people to conceal the cheating.

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