3 lost/stolen passports

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Re: 3 lost/stolen passports

Post by brett.twyman » Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:47 pm

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Re: 3 lost/stolen passports

Post by Anchor Moy » Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:07 pm

Was there money with the passports ? Was it stolen too ?

I am just speculating, but it seems very unKhmer to steal passports and not money.
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Re: 3 lost/stolen passports

Post by taabarang » Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:49 pm

"I am just speculating, but it seems very unKhmer to steal passports and not money."

There is a big market for stolen passports in Thailand. Obviously the thieves would have to have preestablished connections for them to be of financial value.
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Re: 3 lost/stolen passports

Post by AndyKK » Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:50 pm

Anyways! Good luck on retrieving them, or getting new ones sorted. I also would like to say I enjoyed reading your blog site.
Best of luck.
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Re: 3 lost/stolen passports

Post by Anchor Moy » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:30 pm

taabarang wrote:
Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:49 pm
"I am just speculating, but it seems very unKhmer to steal passports and not money."

There is a big market for stolen passports in Thailand. Obviously the thieves would have to have preestablished connections for them to be of financial value.
That's why I was thinking that it doesn't match up with a local petty thief randomly stealing from a tourist's handbag. You have to be quick, and unless they were commissioned, local crooks would go for the money, not passports or papers.

Passport stealing is organized crime. Plenty of criminal foreigners short of money hanging out in SHV.
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Re: 3 lost/stolen passports

Post by prahocalypse now » Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:09 am

brett.twyman wrote:
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:44 pm
Sorry for late reply been running about have not found them been giving out slips with name number and reward

Lost and mick and Craig’s guesthouse or in a foot massage parlour if they took from wife’s bag under table

In process of sorting etd leavening here tommrow for embassy anyone been in this situation before

I have asked police for report who weren’t bothered about finding it I have also been there since to ask if found
Otres beach

So moved to Otres Beach ,lost/stolen passports but that will be another post entirely .beach is lovely defiantly a weed smoker paradise and any other drug really but not seedy Atal there is a bar called last hippie standing that has a psy shop which sells a lot of stuff when I was talking to the South African bar tender he said they sold mdma,ketamine,cannabis ,hash ,lsd etc so they are pretty laid back here from what I have been told people get paid off not to come in and raid the place.
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Blogging about a South African bartender at the Last Hippie Standing bar at Otres Beach, Sihanoukville who sells MDMA, ketamine, cannabis, hash, LSD, etc. may make fascinating reading for people going about their mundane, daily lives in the UK, but personally I think that nothing good can come of it.

The said bartender from Last Hippie Standing bar could end up in the showers at Sihanoukville prison playing a game called First Man Bending Over.
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Re: 3 lost/stolen passports

Post by frank lee bent » Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:25 am

sometimes police can help
offer them a couple hundred reward if they find to motivate them
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Re: 3 lost/stolen passports

Post by hanno » Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:44 am

prahocalypse now wrote:
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:09 am
The said bartender from Last Hippie Standing bar could end up in the showers at Sihanoukville prison playing a game called First Man Bending Over.
Mr. Prahocalypse,

Maybe said bartender should just refrain from selling illegal drugs?
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Re: 3 lost/stolen passports

Post by PSD-Kiwi » Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:55 am

They've got their ETDs and are leaving Cambodia in a few days
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Re: 3 lost/stolen passports

Post by bangkokhooker » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:31 am

taabarang wrote:
Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:49 pm
"I am just speculating, but it seems very unKhmer to steal passports and not money."

There is a big market for stolen passports in Thailand. Obviously the thieves would have to have preestablished connections for them to be of financial value.
Surely you could say that about any country and any item?
"There's a big market for stolen Honda Civics in Ireland".

There was a huge bust in Thailand a while back but it doesn't make it the epicenter of stolen passports.
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