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Lottery vendor given 2 years for forging 15 first-prize lottery tickets

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Box containing Thai lottery tickets

Box containing Thai lottery tickets. Photo: nist6dh / flickr.

A lottery vendor in Thailand’s central province of Samut Sakhon, who claimed to have sold 15 first-prize lottery tickets worth 90 million baht, was today sentenced to two years and ten days in prison by the Samut Sakhon provincial court after he was found guilty of forgery and violations of Computer Crimes Act.

27-year old Thanawat “Peat” Kamhaengpol posted the apparent 15 prize-winning lottery tickets for the September 1st 2018 draw on social media claiming that they had been purchased at his kiosk and that he was waiting for the owner to come and collect them.

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By Thai PBS World

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