Violent death of a foreign husband(s) in Issan

British man murdered by his Thai bride and her lover

A Briton has been found murdered after predicting that his Thai wife would kill him. Ian Beeston, a 69-year-old retired design engineer, was beaten and stabbed to death at his home in a village in the north-eastern Thai province of Roi-Et. His body was found on Saturday. Yesterday, his wife Wacheerawan, 42, and her Thai lover, Somchit Janong, 48, were arrested and charged with murder.

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Quebec killer becomes lawyer and starts Isaan Lawyers

Quebec killer wins right to become lawyer

Source: Friday's Globe and Mail July 07, 2006

He left the country after being repeatedly denied enrolment in the Quebec bar admission course because he stabbed his mother to death when he was younger. But Sebastien Brousseau (of Isaan Lawyers) has finally prevailed in his decade-long campaign for the right to become a lawyer. The Quebec bar says it will not appeal a decision this spring by a panel of judges who ruled that Sebastian Brousseau is sufficiently rehabilitated that he can practise law without hurting the reputation of the legal profession.

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Thailand a beacon for fugitives

Fugitives, and Others, in Pursuit of Vice Find Thailand’s Liberties to Be a Virtue

BANGKOK, Give me your drug dealers, your money launderers, your felons on the lam yearning to breathe free.Thailand has never advertised itself as a beacon for fugitives, but the world’s wretched refuse to tweak the noble words inscribed at the Statue of Liberty seem to show up here in droves.

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Foreigners using Thais as nominees to buy land

DSI to crack down on illegal foreign-run businesses

Department of Special Investigation (DSI) chief Tharit Pengdit said yesterday his office would crack down on foreigners using Thais as nominees to buy land and run businesses from which they are legally excluded, while his deputy Narat Sawettanan said 536 websites had been shut down since December 13 for allegedly having lese majeste content.

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