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Bangkok Film Fest producers get jail time

Posted on 15. Apr, 2008 by in Festivals

Bangkok Film Fest producers get jail time

Two film producers have been sentenced to six months in jail following a corruption charge in connection with their management of the Bangkok Film Festival.

Reuters reports that married couple Gerald and Patricia Green were convicted of money laundering and bribing Thai government officials during their tenure organising the festival between 2002 and 2006.

The Greens had requested home detention for their sentences, but US District Judge George H. Wu denied their appeal and ordered jail time for the couple.

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