UFUN team on scent of Wirawit's assets

As part of the investigation into UFUN's alleged pyramid scheme, police yesterday searched for concealed assets of suspect Wirawit Jarupattanapaisan at a factory in Bangkok's Bang Na district belonging to his relative.

Police had discovered that Wirawit's elder sister, Thanyapan Kiatwattanasin, and her husband, Thanapat, had removed Wirawit's belongings from a rented condominiumtwice on two days last month, said Pol Lt-General Suwira Songmetta, assistant National Police chief.

On Sunday, the couple moved the remaining items out of the condo and also moved items out of Wirawit's house in Samut Prakan's Bang Phli district, Suwira said.

Since the factory owned by Thanapat's brother was not far away, police believed Wirawit's assets might be hidden there.

Thanapat told police he moved items belonging to his mother-in-law to her home in Din Daeng on the first day, while Wirawit asked him to open the condo for others to remove things on the second day. As for Sunday, Thanyapan told police that she moved Wirawit's Mercedes and possessions out of the house as per his request, then other people, whom she didn't know, came to move items from the condo in subsequent trips.