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Thai police arrest Chinese gambling boss, ‘on the run for 10 years’

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Thai police arrest China’s She Zhijiang, suspected gambling kingpin, ‘on the run for a decade’

The 40-year-old, who also has a Cambodian passport, is accused of running illegal online gambling operations and will be extradited to ChinaShe is chairman of Yatai International Holdings Group, which has made gaming investments in Cambodia, the Philippines and MyanmarThailandReutersPublished: 11:15pm, 15 Aug, 2022Why you can trust SCMP

Thai police have arrested a Chinese fugitive wanted by Beijing for allegedly running illegal online gambling operations and will soon extradite him to China, the police said on Monday.

She Zhijiang, 40, a Chinese national who also holds a Cambodian passport, was arrested last week based on an international warrant and an Interpol red notice, Thailand’s deputy police spokesman Kissana Phathanacharoen said.

According to Chinese news outlet Caixin, She has been on the run from the Chinese authorities since 2012 and has been involved with illegal online gambling operations in Southeast Asia.

China’s embassy in Thailand did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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