Brian Wright Guilty of Child Sex Offenses in Thailand

by Admin on November 28, 2014

U.S. expat from Rhode Island and self-proclaimed Thailand “immigration lawyer,” Brian Wright, was sentenced to 24 years in prison after being convicted of child sex offenses in Pattaya Court, according to Case Watch Asia.

Chaninat and Leeds’ US immigration attorneys in Thailand are experts on Thai and international immigration laws with decades of experience assisting clients in Thailand Courts of Law.

Wright owned a business in Thailand called USA Legal Thailand and promoted his U.S. visa consultant services on the website

According to journalist Andrew Drummond, Wright is not a licensed attorney although his websites suggest that Wright runs a “law firm.”

Wright has been on trial for over three years for having sex with a minor according to Andrew Drummond. The trial culminated on October 28, and Wright, who pleaded not guilty, was charged of criminal offenses under the Thailand Criminal Code for child sexual abuse.

Wright was released from the Nong Plalai prison in Pattaya after posting the 400,000 baht (USD$12,217) bail, according to Andrew Drummond. Wright is not allowed to leave the Kingdom and is reportedly expected to file an appeal.

Read the full report here and here.

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