Here’s a new one: the money laundering divorce

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From the FT:

Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand's controversial former prime minister, has divorced his wife Potjaman after 32 years of marriage.

The Nation, one of Thailand's leading English language newspapers, suggested that the divorce was motivated by financial considerations because many of the couple's assets are believed to be in Mrs Potjaman's name. However, a spokesman for Mr Thaksin denied this.

NB: for those in doubt, tax evasion is always money laundering.