Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by Marty » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:33 pm

michael.stewart1 wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:32 pm
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:23 am
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Phnom Penh: A social media account under the name of Vibol Chorm posted this message and some photos, which were then reposted on a local news site.
At 04:20 pm, March 8, 2020, an unidentified Polish woman stands under the Monivong bridge at Chbar ampov and says she has been robbed.
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Does anyone know her ?
Got to question the intellect of someone who would travel to a developing country like Cambodia with no money and the intent to beg. I have met foreigners who would tell me sob stories about how they were robbed, lost their passport and all their money. I always tell them to go to their consulate and they will get help there. I am an American and I know that if I am in such a situation that the US consulate will assist me in getting back to the USA and they will hold my passport until I have paid them for the trip back. I figure most nations in the world will do similar for their citizens
You have crystallized the solution perfectly in your last 2 sentences. Thank you.
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by Marty » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:36 pm

You noticed the shoes too. Nice ones.
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by clutchcargo » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:56 pm

Anchor Moy wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:04 am
It's not very clear whether the woman has been robbed (which is what she told people), or if she is begging for her travels. (Maybe it was both.)
Whatever the reason, she looks like she could use a helping hand. If she is living on the streets of PP, that's not very safe. Maybe she should go to the police ? They can be quite helpful when they want to be.
Applying some Judge Judy logic here.
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If she indeed got robbed as she claims and had no other money back up in PP, then she could go to her embassy for assistance to contact family members or whatever.. Presumably, she hasn't done so...coz I find it hard to imagine they would just abandon one of their nationals..rather..

She stooped to begging under a bridge to khmers. Unless I'm missing something here, it lends weight to the notion she is begpacking her travels in Asia.
Indeed, that is what the khmer sign allegedly says..
I traveled without money, please help to support my traveling.
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by Anchor Moy » Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:59 pm

clutchcargo wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:56 pm
Anchor Moy wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:04 am
It's not very clear whether the woman has been robbed (which is what she told people), or if she is begging for her travels. (Maybe it was both.)
Whatever the reason, she looks like she could use a helping hand. If she is living on the streets of PP, that's not very safe. Maybe she should go to the police ? They can be quite helpful when they want to be.
Applying some Judge Judy logic here.
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If she indeed got robbed as she claims and had no other money back up in PP, then she could go to her embassy for assistance to contact family members or whatever.. Presumably, she hasn't done so...coz I find it hard to imagine they would just abandon one of their nationals..rather..

She stooped to begging under a bridge to khmers. Unless I'm missing something here, it lends weight to the notion she is begpacking her travels in Asia.
Indeed, that is what the khmer sign allegedly says..
I traveled without money, please help to support my traveling.
Dear Judge Judy,
This is the KOW. Anything's possible.
Most of this story doesn't make sense. What is she doing there in the first place ? Why tell Khmer people that you've been robbed, when you are carrying a huge sign in Khmer saying Please Fund My World Tour, if you have not been robbed ?
So, my theory is that she was begpacking, and then someone pinched her fund for the World Tour.
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by rogerrabbit » Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:05 pm

clutchcargo wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:56 pm

She stooped to begging under a bridge to khmers. Unless I'm missing something here, it lends weight to the notion she is begpacking her travels in Asia.
Indeed, that is what the khmer sign allegedly says..
I traveled without money, please help to support my traveling.
Yep, it does say that. But does she actually know what it says? Maybe she asked someone to write "I was robbed, please help" but someone decided to write that instead.
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by GMJS-CEO » Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:21 pm

SrokKhmer wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:35 am
I have never known such uncaring people as white people in Phnom Penh, the comments on here are typical. I imagine the Khmer would not make fun and put a fellow Khmer down who was begging in the west if they saw one, especially if it was a woman. Why dont some of you get over and help her instead of spending your money on cheap beer and hookers.
I bet if Khmer people saw a Cambodian travelling with a sign that said "I am on holiday and want to visit Disney but didn't bring any money, can you please pay for the rest of my trip?" they would not react very well.
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by Phnom Poon » Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:46 pm

appears she's set herself a goal of traveling for free

she should ask for a job at one of jah steu's places

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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by rozzieoz » Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:21 pm

michael.stewart1 wrote:
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:23 am
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Phnom Penh: A social media account under the name of Vibol Chorm posted this message and some photos, which were then reposted on a local news site.
At 04:20 pm, March 8, 2020, an unidentified Polish woman stands under the Monivong bridge at Chbar ampov and says she has been robbed.
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Does anyone know her ?
Got to question the intellect of someone who would travel to a developing country like Cambodia with no money and the intent to beg. I have met foreigners who would tell me sob stories about how they were robbed, lost their passport and all their money. I always tell them to go to their consulate and they will get help there. I am an American and I know that if I am in such a situation that the US consulate will assist me in getting back to the USA and they will hold my passport until I have paid them for the trip back. I figure most nations in the world will do similar for their citizens

Are you sure about this?
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by John Bingham » Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:52 pm

I figure most nations in the world will do similar for their citizens
rozzieoz wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:21 pm
Are you sure about this?

Many people travel abroad and have similar assumptions. Embassies exist for many reasons, but primarily for trade and diplomatic relations, and helping their citizens who come to major trouble. Running out of cash is not considered their responsibility. I have heard of US citizens who have become unstable or whatever and begged a ticket while having to give up their passport till the bill is settled. That's a great system but I'm sure they don't just hand tickets out to anyone who hasn't got an airfare. That's just the US Embassy. Many of us are from other nations. My nearest embassy is about 1500 km away and obviously not in Cambodia. There are embassies from other countries like Cuba, Pakistan and Poland here, they run on shoe-string budgets and can't afford to pay any lost emigrant's return fares. I read recently about a woman from the Cameroons who had her bag/ passport snatched here. She was marooned as all her emails and calls to her nearest embassy went nowhere and she had no idea what to do next.
Either way, embassies can be helpful but they are not just drop-in centers for confused citizens abroad. 8-)
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Re: Polish Woman Says She's Been Robbed, Please Help

Post by SrokKhmer » Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:09 pm

JUDGEDREDD wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:36 pm
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:31 am
However, the sign tells a different story.
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I traveled without money, please help to support my traveling.
Someone should make her a new sign that says "I'm an irresponsible dickhead that thinks they can mooch off the world, tell my government and force them to send me home at my own expense. P.s I stink"
You are obviously a misogynistic
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