Convicted luxurious automotive importer arrested

Businessman who procured fancy rides for celebs and VIPs had skipped bail in 2017

Intarasak Techaterasiri, aka
Intarasak Techaterasiri, aka “Boy Unity”, is taken to the Crime Suppression Division in Bangkok on Friday. (Photograph provided)

Police on Friday arrested a automotive importer who had jumped bail 5 years in the past after being sentenced for dodging tariffs on imported luxurious automobiles.

Intarasak Techaterasiri, aka “Boy Unity”, was arrested on Rama IV Highway in Sathon district of Bangkok, stated Pol Lt Gen Jirabhob Bhuridej, commissioner of the Central Investigation Bureau.

Intarasak, 38, was a director of STT Auto Service Co which had showrooms within the Sukhumvit and Ratchadaphisek areas.

He was convicted in 2017 of evading tariffs on imported automobiles, a few of which had been declared with unrealistically low costs.

He additionally imported reassembled automobiles and bought them to celebrities in present enterprise and politics however the clients couldn’t have them registered with the Land Transport Division.

Intarasak was arrested in June 2017 and dropped at the Legal Courtroom. The courtroom granted him bail however he later skipped it.

The Supreme Courtroom had sentenced him to 4 years in jail on the tax-evasion expenses and a warrant for his arrest was issued on July 5 this yr.

Pol Lt Gen Jirabhob stated Intarasak was additionally wished on 14 different arrest warrants for offences associated to fraud, trespassing and theft.

His showrooms had been raided in Could 2017 after officers launched raids to suppress tax evasion. The motion resulted from investigation into a hearth that destroyed 4 luxurious automobiles on a transporter in Nakhon Ratchasima in 2013.

Forensic officers on the Division of Particular Investigation examine one among 4 luxurious automobiles that caught hearth whereas being transported in Nakhon Ratchasima in 2013. The case led to the arrest and conviction of importer Intarasak Techaterasiri on tax-evasion expenses. (Submit File Photograph)

Crime Suppression Division police arrest Intarasak in Bangkok in June 2017. (Photograph provided)

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