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Thailand tackles its bad boy Buddhist monks

A defrocked Buddhist monk extradited from the United States recently received a 114-year prison sentence for fraud and money laundering, while police raided some of Thailand’s most sacred Buddhist temples in pursuit of wayward monks and officials allegedly involved in financial crimes. Monk Wirapol Sukphol first attracted attention in 2013 when he appeared in a […]

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