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Hundreds of Fake ID Cards Issued for Migrant Workers

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Thai workers having a lunch break on a construction site. Photo: Khaosaming / Wikimedia Commons.


PATHUM THANI — Five officials are suspected of issuing hundreds of fraudulent ID cards for migrant workers in Pathum Thani province, a high ranking official announced today.

An investigation was launched recently after officials discovered duplicate entries in their migrant worker database for the same people – only with different faces, according to Chalermpol Mangkang, permanent provincial secretary. So far they’ve determined that at least 300 of fake ID cards were issued to migrant workers.

Read more: khaosodenglish.com

By Teeranai Charuvastra
Khaosod English


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