Thailand's former top cop grilled over brothel owner's

  • Thailand's former national police chief, who currently heads the Thai Football Association, met with investigators Thursday to describe his financial links that has a fugitive massage parlor owner accused of human trafficking.
    Somyot Poompanmoung reported towards the Department of Special Investigation - Thailand's FBI - after admitting that while he was police chief he borrowed 300 million baht (almost $9.5 million) from Kampol Wirathepsuporn.
    Kampol owned the Victoria Secret massage parlor, which operated to be a brothel, and continues to Buy FIFA Mobile Coins be charged with no less than 12 separate counts, many linked to human trafficking and alleging he prostituted girls who have been 15 to 18 years.
    Police raids in January said the massage parlor employed teens and allegedly trafficked a lot of them into the sex trade.Investigators also found police officers had received sexual favors from staff.Police have raided a number of other venues that Kampol owns.
    Somyot told reporters he was interviewed by investigators being a witness, but declined to elaborate.
    Supat Thamthanarug, director with the DSI's anti-trafficking section, said Somyot's large loan was under investigation but he declined to deliver further details.
    Somyot told the media that Kampol was a vintage friend who shared an appreciation of sacred Buddhist amulets together with helped him out for a difficult time.He said he'd repaid the loan coupled with declared it towards the relevant authorities during the time.
    The story provoked widespread comment in Thailand about links between police and also the criminal underworld.Newspaper opinion writers condemned the previous police chief's behavior as "shameless."Somyot sullied his image further by saying in the media interview that being Thailand's police chief had only been a sideline which his real job was speculating about the stock market.
    Somyot made international headlines in 2015 when he announced an incentive of 3 million baht (about $86,000 then) for information bringing about the arrest on the perpetrators of the deadly Bangkok bomb attack, then awarded it to his own law enforcement officers once arrests ended up made.
    He became head with the Thai Football Association in 2016 after leaving his police post.He took over from Worawi Makudi, who had been banned in 2016 of all national and international football-related activities for several years by FIFA, the international governing body of football, for ethical violations including forgery. MMOAH is capable of providing a better service for FIFA Mobile Coins trading. We have provided service for thousands and thousands of players in all over the world.