Patong Police catch 3 Mongolian bank card thieves

Patong Police caught three Mongolian credit card thieves yesterday. This was after a Malaysian man, Choi Mei Choo, and a Singaporean lady, Ho See Ling, filed police stories on February eleven. The two stated their wallet was stolen at a pier in Patong, and that they later acquired SMS messages about expensive merchandise being purchased with their bank card.
Patong Police said they arrested three Mongolian nationals yesterday. The individuals arrested are: a 33 12 months outdated lady named Saruul Baatar, a 30 12 months previous lady named Tsogoo Ariunsaikhan, and a 28 12 months outdated man named Dulguun Bayarmunkh.
The suspects all face expenses of theft, fraud, and bank card fraud. Patong Police mentioned enterprise operators in Phuket can come to see the suspects if they believe they used stolen playing cards at their venues.
Once the suspects are sentenced and have accomplished their sentences, they will be blacklisted and deported to Mongolia, The Phuket Express reported.
Under wraps began to gain attention final week when it was reported that a group of foreigners have been utilizing different foreigners’ stolen bank cards to buy expensive merchandise such as gold jewelry worth about 1.2 million baht and new iPhones.
The rip-off concerned displaying faux passports to distributors, which matched the knowledge on the credit cards. The suspects reportedly all the time wore hats and a masks, saying that the masks were for Covid safety, and hiding their faces.
Patong Police even suggested store owners to probe patrons to search out out the place they are staying and then ring the accommodation to examine they’ve supplied the identical phone number. They stated that stores should ask prospects for an additional doc to confirm their identification, similar to a driver’s license.
Phuket police have been working to scrub up the island province’s crime problem.
In November last 12 months, Phuket Governor Narong launched a new initiative known as ‘Phuket Crime-Free.‘ One thing planned for the primary phase of the initiative is skilled police screenings of vacationers arriving in Phuket..

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