Thai SCB bank in dilemma of Thaksin money release bid - Reuters, August 24, 2008
Thai Siam Commercial Bank said it would seek a board decision over a government request to release 12 billion baht ($353 million) from frozen accounts of the family of ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra...
The frozen Shinawatra accounts - August 15, 2008
The totals in the Shinawatra accounts left in Thailand have been spoken of often, but it is interesting to contemplate the mind-boggling amounts broken down by various banks.
The "major" accounts are
18,100,000,000 baht at Bangkok Bank
2,100,000,000 baht at the Bank of Ayudhya
39,600,000,000 baht at Siam Commercial Bank
1,400,000,000 baht at Thanachart Bank
500,000,000 baht at the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives
15,700,000,000 baht at the Government Savings Bank
10,000,000,000 baht at the Islamic Bank of Thailand
2,700,000,000 baht at the Securities and Land Depository Centre