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Aug 16, 2022 08:21 PM
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Fugitive Behind $15 Billion Myanmar Business Hub Arrested in Thailand

Controversial Chinese businessman She Zhijiang was arrested by Bangkok police last Wednesday and is now awaiting extradition to China, according to local media reports. Illustrator: Dong Biqi/Caixin
Controversial Chinese businessman She Zhijiang was arrested by Bangkok police last Wednesday and is now awaiting extradition to China, according to local media reports. Illustrator: Dong Biqi/Caixin

Controversial Chinese businessman She Zhijiang has been arrested in Thailand for allegedly running illegal online gambling operations, sources confirmed to Caixin, after spending most of a decade as a fugitive.

She, chairman of a company that developed a $15 billion industrial and entertainment complex in Myanmar called Yatai City, was arrested by Bangkok police last Wednesday and is now awaiting extradition to China, according to local media reports.

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