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'Jet-setter' monk linked to money laundering

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The controversial monk caught on tape riding in a private jetliner has numerous "financial irregularities" - such as 10 of 16 bank accounts belonging to him and aides that have more than 200 million baht in constant circulation, the Anti-Money Laundering Office (Amlo) revealed on Tuesday. 

Amlo banned the monk and his associates from transferring any assets until suspicions of money laundering are cleared up.

Amlo said it inspected 16 bank accounts belonging to the monk, Phra Wirapol Sukphol - better known as Luang Pu Nen Kham Chattiko - and his close associates. 

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