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Money shops help crack boat cash theft case

CSD gets currency trader to boost exchange rate in stolen notes

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Investigators are pursuing the mysterious robbery of a boat loaded with cash in foreign currencies worth almost 120 million baht near Losin island in Pattani last month. 

Four robbery suspects in the attack on a boat loaded with foreign cash off the Pattani coast last month are presented at the Crime Suppression Division on Oct 25. They are Tawee Nitpran, Pan Sangthong, Prasert Songchuay and Sampan Wannurat (left to right). APICHIT JINAKUL

The attack happened about midday on Oct 2 when a tow boat, Sathapornwatthana, was transporting S$2.6 million (65 million baht) and 5.6 million Malaysian ringgit from Songkhla's Hat Yai district to a customer on the island.

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