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Lao woman arrested for smuggling Thai currency

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MUKDAHAN, Aug 8 – Thai officials early Friday arrested a Lao woman and charged her with smuggling Thai currency amounting to Bt30 million out of the country, customs officials said.

A combined unit of customs, police and soldiers apprehended a 42-year-old woman identified only as Matapon after stopping her pickup truck at the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge linking the Lao province of Savannakhet and northeastern Thailand’s Mukdahan province and found the cash hidden in the vehicle.

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