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Dane wanted for fraud arrested in Thailand

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Dane wanted for fraud arrested in Thailand
Phuket police released a photo of the arrested man. Photo: Achadtaya Chuenniran

Thai police announced the apprehension of a 48-year-old Danish man sought by Interpol for alleged tax fraud.

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According to the Bangkok Post, immigration police in Phuket confronted a 48-year-old Danish national on Thursday shortly after midnight local time at a restaurant in Thalang District and arrested him for overstaying his visa.
 
The Bangkok Post reports that 48-year-old ‘PJ’ is wanted in Denmark on tax fraud totaling around 10 million kroner ($1.7 million). 
 
Danish authorities had issued an international arrest warrant via Interpol. 
 
PJ has reportedly been living in Thailand since 2010 and his visa expired in April of this year. 

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