The son of a gold shop owner has been arrested for arranging to have fake 1,000-baht banknotes printed and using them to pay for smartphones that he ordered online.
Bang Sue police acting on a tip-off arrested Pakkawat Siriratlekha, aged 27, and his 19-year-old girlfriend in a condominium unit. Officers found seven hundred 1,000-baht fake banknotes, three smartphones and two tablets in their possession. The fake bills bear the serial number 6B6241930.
Mr Pakkawat, the son of a gold shop owner in Don Muang, admitted to police that he had used the fake bills to pay for smartphones and other products bought online at least five occasions.
Keep up-to-date with the latest on coup d'etat with Bangkok Post SMS News. Call *451391000 to subscribe – 39 baht/month (7 days free, available in Thailand only) Bangkok Post SMS News: Deliver only trustworthy news on SMS
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.