Well-known actress Napapha Tanyrakul or Pat, wife of car racer Akkarakit Woraroj-Charoendej, otherwise known as Benz Racing has asked to put off her meeting with the Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) to clarify money transactions in her bank accounts on March 17.
She claimed in the request via her lawyer that the documents required for clarification is not yet ready.
Pat and Benz Racing's mother and his motorcycle accessory shop manager and mechanic were summoned by the NSB for clarification after unusual money transfer were detected in their bank accounts.
His mother also requested the NSB to put off her meeting for clarification on Friday, citing same reason.
According to the NSB, investigation into the finances of Benz Racing indicates that in the past two years, his bank accounts had more than 100 million baht in circulation.
NSB deputy commissioner Pol Maj Gen Chatri Paisarnsin revealed that as a result of a check into the finances of Akkarakit Woraroj-Charoendej otherwise known as Benz Racing , it was discovered that in the past two years his accounts had more than 100 million baht in circulation.
Furthermore, 1 to 2 million baht had also been transferred to his mother and his wife Pat Napapha.
Therefore, investigators have petitioned for warrants to call them in for questioning.
This also includes his shop manager as well as mechanic who had apparently been involved in several monetary transactions connected to Benz Racing.
He said if any wrong doing is discovered these people will be charged alongside Benz.
Benz Racing had been arrested for allegedly having ties to Laotian drug lord Xaysana Kaewphimpha syndicate and for allegedly carrying out money laundering activities on his behalf but later was released on bail.
This includes other assets such as sports cars currently owned by Benz which were purchased under suspicious circumstances.
Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)