LINK MAN TO PHONEY LAWYERS TIED TO RUSSIAN MONEY LENDING AND ENFORCEMENT OPERATION
been arrested in Pattaya, Thailand on a charge of illegal money laundering.
Khabiryanov, aged 25, a young Russian national. The arrest of the Ayrat was
actually reported in June but no mention was made at the time of the arrest of
Hanks, originally from Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland but of dual British Australian nationality.
revealed how Khabiryanov worked for a larger organization which also involved
Thai Nationals. They would lend money to other Russians of between 5,000 and
30,000 Baht at an interest rate of 60% per month or 2% per day.
original passports would be confiscated. The Russian detainee had been
reportedly running the operation in Pattaya since November 2012.
while Khabiryanov found the customers.
a number of passports in the Russian’s home in Central Pattaya, reported Pattaya
brothel business to Chinese businessmen, and also his house in Melbourne, to
take up residence in Thailand, only emerged after he recently requested the
return of his passport to go back to Australia on business. An inducement may
have been involved. Hanks has been whinging that he is ‘out of pocket’.
Services run by phoney American lawyer Drew Noyes and his common law wife Wanrapa
Boonsu in the Thepprasit Road, Jomtien.
says is to import and export plastic products.
Wanrapa Boonsu for conspiracy to extort the Thonglor Clinic, Jomtien, out of 7
million, then 2.5 million baht – on pain of a raid by police and bad publicity
in Noyes’ former Pattaya Times
Pattaya Provincial Court he was scared for his business and his security, after
being confronted at the clinic by Hanks.
see him announcing that he was connected to the Chinese mafia in Australia
where he had been in the sex business in Melbourne. His new boss Drew Noyes wanted to meet with
newspaper, did not want to talk about advertising the Thonglor Clinic when they spoke.
office and we can talk about the protection we can offer so your business can
run smoothly.” – the case continues.
|David Hanks, Samui lawyer, Brian Goudie
Next week Hanks is due to stand in at Pattaya Provincial
Court to represent fellow Scot Brian Goudie, who has taken criminal libel and
Computer Crime Act charges against the owner of this site. Goudie has failed to
appear at earlier hearings – and two charges he has brought have already been dismissed. He is also suing in Koh Samui.
himself faces two criminal cases in Pattaya Provincial Court.
business to Briton John Jepson.
Miller, for the release of her son Gregory Miller, 47, from Nong Plalai Prison,
posing as a qualified British barrister and former Royal Marines Captain.