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Art, Fine Wine: Thai Auction Puts Police Corruption on View

A Thai visitor examines small Buddha statues for an auction of items seized from one of Thailand's highest-ranking police officials, Lt. Gen. Pongpat Chayapam, in Bangkok on March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
A Thai visitor examines small Buddha statues for an auction of items seized from one of Thailand's highest-ranking police officials, Lt. Gen. Pongpat Chayapam, in Bangkok on March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

BANGKOK—At a military base outside Bangkok, soldiers stand guard over Buddha statues, showcases of Rolex watches and some very expensive French wine—a $4,000 bottle of...




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