Thai navy boards cabin of fugitive ‘seasteaders’ facing death penalty

FILE PHOTO: A floating home, lived in by an American man and his Thai partner, is pictured in the Andaman Sea, off Phuket island in Thailand, April 13, 2019. Royal Thai Navy/Handout via REUTERS

BANGKOK (Reuters) – The Thai navy on Saturday boarded the floating cabin of a fugitive U.S. citizen and his Thai girlfriend, both prominent members of the “seasteading” movement who possibly face the death sentence for setting up their offshore home. Thai authorities have revoked the visa of bitcoin trader Chad Elwartowski and charged him and […]

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