The Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court laid fresh charges of money laundering on the detained chairman of an embattled British investment firm on Friday, the same day that a provincial official was arrested in relation to fraud charges the businessman was already facing, a court official said Monday. The court laid the new charges on Gregg Fryett—who has been detained in Phnom Penh’s Prey Sar prison since March on charges of forging public documents—under the Law on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism, provincial chief prosecutor Phann Vanrath said. “The new charge delivered against Mr. Fryett has
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