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South African family said to suffer Phuket holiday nightmare

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PHUKET: A South African family’s holiday in Phuket turned into a nightmare on their last day here when the father was arrested and detained for almost a month for allegedly being in possession of fake U.S. dollars.

According to News 24, Gabriel Sequeira, 43, from Johannesburg, was released only after his family paid out several large amounts of money, totaling about US$15,500 (approx 480,000 baht) to local police and lawyers.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette

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