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Three held with fake US dollars

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Two Cameroon men and one New Zealand woman were arrested on Wednesday and charged with possessing and selling counterfeit US$100 bank notes. 

Jules Kongne, 40, Francois Mbengue, 34 - both from the African country - and Karen Moran, 50, from New Zealand were caught while delivering the fake US banknotes, each worth about 3,100 baht, to police.

Naiyawat Padermchit, chief of the Metropolitan Police Bureau's Division 4, said police worked on a tip-off from an informant that the three were selling fake US banknotes, and intervened to take a delivery of counterfeit dollars at a room of Metro Point Bangkok Hotel in Bank Kapi district, he said.

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