Americans Abroad

Serafin, Tatiana; R. G.
October 2009
Forbes Asia;10/5/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 15, p76
The article focuses on Americans who abandoned their U.S. citizenship and settled in foreign lands and made fortunes. The prominent among them is Bill Heinecke who became a Thai citizen in 1991. He denied the claim that he abandoned his U.S. citizenship due to taxation issue and stated that it happened due to the embargo on doing business in Vietnam in 1998. Others include Jim Thompson who settled in Hong Kong and William Connor who settled in Japan.


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