Expat claims he got $2000 in fake bills at ABA bank on Monivong

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Re: Expat claims he got $2000 in fake bills at ABA bank on Monivong

Post by Cam Nivag » Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:29 pm

I just used an ABA machine yesterday. There a new screen that comes up in the process that says something like “Be sure to check all the bills you receive and call the number immediately if there’s a problem, otherwise we’re not responsible.”

I checked all the hundreds I got carefully and they were legit but one of the twenties had a slight tear in it that was rejected at the first place I tried to use it.
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Re: Expat claims he got $2000 in fake bills at ABA bank on Monivong

Post by monomial » Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:36 am

3rd time in a row this has happened to me at ABA. Different branches too. When you withdraw larger amounts, you need to check every single bill. Every $10,000 stack seems to have exactly one old series note buried somewhere in the middle. 3 out of 3 times does not happen by chance.

Luckily I have a friend coming over from the states who I can get to change it for me, but be real careful if you withdraw from ABA. They obviously have a stash of old 100's they are trying to dispose of, and they aren't being subtle about getting rid of them.

Never had a fake bill from them, but as long as you have to check every bill anyway, it doesn't hurt to be extra careful.
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Re: Expat claims he got $2000 in fake bills at ABA bank on Monivong

Post by Radiums » Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:50 pm

Dear to all,

Last week i withdraw 500USD in a Canadia bank ATM in Kratie, north Cambodgia.
I got 3 real notes and 2 counterfeit ones, the one marked "COPY" on it.

Of course in the wonderful Cambodgia, no-one really care of my complain, either the bank and of course the police.

I assume some people who works in the ATM note recharging replace some original bills with fake ones, then taking the money for themself. This is obviously scandalous and never seen in my life everywhere else in the world. Be careful!

Advices :
Withdraw in ATM in front of a bank at opening time and check carefully all your bills : smelling, blue lines, sound and touching. It seems more and more fraud like this hapening here in Cambodgia.
I will never travel again in this country.
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Re: Expat claims he got $2000 in fake bills at ABA bank on Monivong

Post by The Last Word » Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:42 pm

So in Paris there's no scammers either? Paris is near the top of the list.
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