Australian, CAROL ANN EVANS, Detained for Overstay After Not Paying Her Meal at Sofitel

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Re: Australian, CAROL ANN EVANS, Detained for Overstay After Not Paying Her Meal at Sofitel

Post by prahocalypse now » Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:29 am

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
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Re: Australian, CAROL ANN EVANS, Detained for Overstay After Not Paying Her Meal at Sofitel

Post by Jerry Atrick » Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:37 am

prahocalypse now wrote:
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Is she this Carol Evans from Bundaberg?
https://www.facebook.com/carol.evans.37 ... 1541391520
That's quite a wingnut!
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Re: Australian, CAROL ANN EVANS, Detained for Overstay After Not Paying Her Meal at Sofitel

Post by Spigzy » Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:20 pm

Indeed gm, was just saying generally that if you're overstaying, still fairly recently showered & presentable, & about to put yourself in a position to be picked up, it is a good ploy. I'm guessing if she had no money at all as per the report then her next option was to sleep rough or start to steal (or worse, teach English - the horror!); so she's done a good thing by going out at the zenith, in style, rather than the inevitable plummet to the bottom. :D
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Post by fax » Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:41 pm

She sounds normal!

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Post by Barang chgout » Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:07 pm

fax wrote:She sounds normal!

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Re: Australian, CAROL ANN EVANS, Detained for Overstay After Not Paying Her Meal at Sofitel

Post by John Bingham » Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:59 pm

I think it's safe to say that the unfortunate woman is suffering from mental problems and perhaps should be cut a bit of slack.
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Re: Australian, CAROL ANN EVANS, Detained for Overstay After Not Paying Her Meal at Sofitel

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:15 pm

Here is an interesting article by the Khmer Times about the same woman, which is of interest for two reasons: the first one is, that for some reason, the KT journalist has confused Carol Evans with the Australian woman who was found dead in a hotel room on 4 November, calling her Taylor Mar.

But, where it gets really interesting (for Australians) is when they say that the Australian Embassy are going to stump up for the woman's overstay fine and fly her back to Australia. This sounds like a good plan for broke Aussies, and we can expect to see plenty more down-and-out Australians wining and dining at Sofitel in the future.

Australian to be deported for overstaying visa
Buth Reaksmey Kongkea / Khmer Times
November 6, 2018
The Phnom Penh Municipal Immigration Department on Sunday detained an Australian national for overstaying her visa in the Kingdom and failing to pay for her lunch.

Major Kim Sothea, deputy chief of the municipal immigration department, identified the suspect as 47-year-old tourist Taylor Mar.

Maj Sothea said Ms Mar was found to have overstayed her visa after she was detained for failing to pay for her $30 lunch bill on Sunday.

He noted that Ms Mar entered Cambodia through Siem Reap International Airport on September 4 and was given a 30-day tourist visa.

However, on Sunday, police were called to the Sofitel Hotel in Chamkar Mon district after Ms Mar failed to pay her lunch bill.

“She’s a foreigner that did not have money. She was later caught by hotel security and sent to police,” Maj Sothea said. “She came from a developed country, but she has poor conduct.”

He noted that she was later sent to the Interior Ministry’s General Department of Immigration for further questioning.

Lieutenant General Uk Hai Seila, chief of investigations with the department, said Ms Mar will be fined and deported.

“She’s been accused of staying in Cambodia without a valid visa. She will be fined in accordance with the law,” Lt Gen Hai Seila said. “She is now being temporarily detained at the Immigration Department.”

“She will soon be deported after she’s able to pay,” he added. “We are waiting for an Australian embassy representative to come with money for the fine and flight ticket.”
Representatives of the Australian embassy could not be reached for comment yesterday.
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50547523/a ... ying-visa/
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Re: Australian, CAROL ANN EVANS, Detained for Overstay After Not Paying Her Meal at Sofitel

Post by prahocalypse now » Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:29 pm

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:15 pm

But, where it gets really interesting (for Australians) is when they say that the Australian Embassy are going to stump up for the woman's overstay fine and fly her back to Australia. This sounds like a good plan for broke Aussies, and we can expect to see plenty more down-and-out Australians wining and dining at Sofitel in the future.
Before Trapper boards the next flight to Phnom Penh, it's worth pointing out that when General Hai Seila said "“We are waiting for an Australian embassy representative to come with money for the fine and flight ticket", he might have meant that the woman's family or friends in Australia had wired the embassy the money to pay for the overstay fine and ticket.
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Re: Australian, CAROL ANN EVANS, Detained for Overstay After Not Paying Her Meal at Sofitel

Post by Kung-fu Hillbilly » Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:05 pm

prahocalypse now wrote:
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:29 pm
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:15 pm

But, where it gets really interesting (for Australians) is when they say that the Australian Embassy are going to stump up for the woman's overstay fine and fly her back to Australia. This sounds like a good plan for broke Aussies, and we can expect to see plenty more down-and-out Australians wining and dining at Sofitel in the future.
Before Trapper boards the next flight to Phnom Penh, it's worth pointing out that when General Hai Seila said "“We are waiting for an Australian embassy representative to come with money for the fine and flight ticket", he might have meant that the woman's family or friends in Australia had wired the embassy the money to pay for the overstay fine and ticket.
Twenty years ago I needed financial help from the Australian embassy in Phnom Penh with them pushing hard to get my family to wire money rather than intervene themselves. They did eventually assist me in my request, but not without a struggle. I don't know what embassy policy is now, but it wouldn't surprise me if they told the woman's family there's nothing they can do and the family must take full responsibility.

Just to ad, a letter arrived at my Australian address a week after my embassy visit in Phnom Penh notifying me I couldn't leave the country again until my debt to the Australian government had been paid.
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Re: Australian, CAROL ANN EVANS, Detained for Overstay After Not Paying Her Meal at Sofitel

Post by Babble » Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:15 pm

https://books.google.com.au/books?id=od ... rg&f=false


Is this her? Impressive if so and book sales will increase.
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