Psar Kandal Massage Switches $1320 on Korean Customer

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Psar Kandal Massage Switches $1320 on Korean Customer

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The stealing and money-switching in Phnom Penh's massage parlors is approaching epidemic levels, as foreign customers in particular continue to carry large amounts of cash into seedy massage dens.
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Cambodia Breaking News, Phnom Penh: On February 27, 2020 at 10:30 pm, authorities detained a suspect for stealing from a massage parlor located at # 8Eo, Street 118, Village 2, Phsar Kandal 1, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh. (Entire address given here for forum members' information.)

The suspect, Sao Rith alias Vav, is a 25-year-old Cambodian national who runs the massage parlor. When the victim, Jeon Gwangho, a 43-year-old Korean man, went for a massage, he removed his clothes and kept his wallet close by. However, during the massage, Sao Rith entered the room and exchanged $1320 from the wallet with fake hundred dollar notes. After the victim noticed the switch, he went to file a complaint with police.
By the next morning, combined local police forces had tracked down the suspect and made him confess. At first, he tried to say that he only had $700, but eventually the police found the rest of the stolen money and returned it to the victim.
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The Inspector General is constructing a case to be sent to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for the implementation of the legal procedure against the suspect, Sao Rith.
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Re: Psar Kandal Massage Switches $1320 on Korean Customer

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Again and again and again: anyone who goes to a rub-n'-tag with that sort of money deserves to get done.

P.S.: the Korean might have the last laugh, having just spread Corona throughout the premises......
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Re: Psar Kandal Massage Switches $1320 on Korean Customer

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What a fruitcake


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Re: Psar Kandal Massage Switches $1320 on Korean Customer

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Playing devils advocate, somewhat.

$1320 is a strange number. Maybe there’s been some editing to keep the story length down. A little economy with the facts. Especially when the $100 bills are mentioned.
I do wonder myself if the popularity of these rubntug note swaps is leading folk to take advantage, as previously mentioned in another similar thread.

While I have nothing specific against the perps getting duped, there’s surely a chance that this may go entirely the other way? Somewhat getting caught out embellishing the facts.*




*I'm not stating that this is actually the case. But the number of potentially dull-witted customers reporting these crimes does seem
to be on the increase.
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