Foreign couple in Phuket pass fake UK banknotes at Kata currency booth

 Foreign couple in Phuket pass fake UK banknotes at Kata currency booth

Currency exchange of Siam Commercial Bank at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok. Photo: Mattes.



PHUKET: The owner of a currency exchange booth in Kata fell victim to a pair of unidentified foreigners that systematically passed off a series of counterfeit British £20 banknotes.

Kanyarat Tiewsakul, 48, who owns the exchange booth, and the massage parlor and spa next door, said that twelve counterfeit £20 notes were exchanged by the couple between July 17 and July 18 for 11,436 baht.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette

Atchaa Khamlo
Phuket Gazette



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