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Police tackle foreign drug scam

Hundreds of women jailed abroad after being tricked into smuggling

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Police have launched a campaign to prevent Thai women from being lured into working for foreign drug networks. 

A police working group led by Royal Thai Police adviser Wuthi Liptapallop has found that 292 Thai women have been charged with drug smuggling offences in 35 countries since 2010.

"The number is unbelievably high," Pol Gen Wuthi said. "It could be the highest figure in the world among the countries which have such records."

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