Thai and United States authorities have arrested a former bank employee who had in his possession 1,000 forged US$100 banknotes at a house in Bueng Kum district, the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) said on Wednesday.
The suspect was identified as Pisit Ritkulpipat, 67. A currency detector and several documents related to the case were seized as evidence along with the counterfeit money.
The DSI along with US Secret Service investigators apprehended Mr Pisit on Tuesday in a joint sting operation, said DSI deputy chief Pol Lt Col Yanpol Yangyuen.
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