American guy allegedly passing fake $100s in Kampot

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American guy allegedly passing fake $100s in Kampot

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu May 17, 2018 9:23 pm

This was posted on social media yesterday. He is reported to be heading for Sihanoukville.
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Double check those $100 notes.
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Re: American guy allegedly passing fake $100s in Kampot

Post by Kampuchia Crumbs » Thu May 17, 2018 10:42 pm

Curious.

What was the tip-off the $100 was fake? What should people be on the watch out for this time?
What, Me worry?
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Re: American guy allegedly passing fake $100s in Kampot

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri May 18, 2018 1:10 am

Kampuchia Crumbs wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 10:42 pm
Curious.

What was the tip-off the $100 was fake? What should people be on the watch out for this time?
This is the note posted by the FB OP.
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Re: American guy allegedly passing fake $100s in Kampot

Post by John Bingham » Fri May 18, 2018 1:27 am

Kampuchia Crumbs wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 10:42 pm
Curious.

What was the tip-off the $100 was fake? What should people be on the watch out for this time?
I don't think there is any particular tip-off about the bills, most people who deal with them know how to spot a fake. I'd take it more of a warning that some confidence trickster is about and not to trust him.
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Re: American guy allegedly passing fake $100s in Kampot

Post by frank lee bent » Fri May 18, 2018 5:19 am

khmer script under the pic of Franklin
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Re: American guy allegedly passing fake $100s in Kampot

Post by Anchor Moy » Fri May 18, 2018 12:33 pm

frank lee bent wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 5:19 am
khmer script under the pic of Franklin
Lol. That's a small giveaway. Even I should be able to spot that. :thumb:
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Re: American guy allegedly passing fake $100s in Kampot

Post by General Mackevili » Fri May 18, 2018 1:55 pm

Anchor Moy wrote:
frank lee bent wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 5:19 am
khmer script under the pic of Franklin
Lol. That's a small giveaway. Even I should be able to spot that. :thumb:
I had a Saudi buddy tell me that the US has $200 USD notes now.

I asked him why he thought that, and he told me that he received it as change before. Not sure what bill he could have paid with that would require $200 in change, but it's not the dumbest thing I've heard a Saudi say.
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Re: American guy allegedly passing fake $100s in Kampot

Post by pauladams » Fri May 18, 2018 2:22 pm

I see she’s turned off comments now!
The guy probably didn’t even know they were spirit money.

Some basic checks would have seen they were fake.
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Re: American guy allegedly passing fake $100s in Kampot

Post by Yobbo » Fri May 18, 2018 2:32 pm

Thickness of the paper usually gives them away! Seen a couple of good ones & would of never know unless showed to me, plastic & paper. Most Khmer's will feel the difference straight away but then again they are on the look out.
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Re: American guy allegedly passing fake $100s in Kampot

Post by Kuroneko » Fri May 18, 2018 2:33 pm

General Mackevili wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 1:55 pm
Anchor Moy wrote:
frank lee bent wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 5:19 am
khmer script under the pic of Franklin
Lol. That's a small giveaway. Even I should be able to spot that. :thumb:
I had a Saudi buddy tell me that the US has $200 USD notes now.

I asked him why he thought that, and he told me that he received it as change before. Not sure what bill he could have paid with that would require $200 in change, but it's not the dumbest thing I've heard a Saudi say.
Sure it wasn't one of these 2016 dollar bills. :plus1:

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