Two Teens Arrested after Snatching a Bag from a Chinese Woman in Front of Phnom Penh International Airport

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Two Teens Arrested after Snatching a Bag from a Chinese Woman in Front of Phnom Penh International Airport

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:12 am

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia News: A 42-year-old Chinese woman, ZENG CHUN, had her bag snatched in front of Phnom Penh International Airport, and two teenage thieves, Lim Leangheng, 17-year-old, and Chea Sey, 15-year-old, were arrested.

Police took the suspects to Chom Chao3 police post for questioning and let the victim file a complaint. The victim of the theft was happy to recover her US$30,000 and 1,566 yuan, along with her handbag containing the rest of her personal belongings.
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Post by clutchcargo » Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:45 am

Happy to get her bag back with $30,000? No shit... :mrgreen:
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Post by Kayve » Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:45 am

Low risk, high rewards as long as you don't get beaten to death :stir:
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Post by King Keil » Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:44 am

These thieves sure knew how to spot a promising victim. I sometimes arrive with just a hundred bucks and credit cards.
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Post by King Keil » Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:01 pm

If the criminals realize that some of these chinese arrive with 30 grand that ride into town should get a little more dangerous.
Better take a cab.
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Re: Two Teens Arrested after Snatching a Bag from a Chinese Woman in Front of Phnom Penh International Airport

Post by newkidontheblock » Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:48 am

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That’s 30,000 USD in a bank tie wrappers. How the heck did she get that? I can’t even walk into a bank and request 10,000 USD without lots of questions and paperwork. And how’d she get around the must carry less then 10,000 to leave or enter the country? Sure each of those bank issued wads showed up on x-ray scan.
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Post by hanno » Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:57 am

newkidontheblock wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:48 am
CEOCambodiaNews wrote: Image
That’s 30,000 USD in a bank tie wrappers. How the heck did she get that? I can’t even walk into a bank and request 10,000 USD without lots of questions and paperwork. And how’d she get around the must carry less then 10,000 to leave or enter the country? Sure each of those bank issued wads showed up on x-ray scan.
Can't say that I have ever been x-rayed entering or leaving the country. But then I have never carried 30K in cash either.
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Post by Captain Bonez » Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:11 am

That would have been the sweetest khmer new year ever for those thieving fucks if they'd gotten away with it
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Re: Two Teens Arrested after Snatching a Bag from a Chinese Woman in Front of Phnom Penh International Airport

Post by Cam Nivag » Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:30 am

What does "in front of Phnom Penh International Airport " mean? Like she walked out of the building to get a taxi at the curb and they grabbed it? Or was she on the road outside the airport gates trying to save $3 on a taxi into the city? Or was she in a tuk tuk?

I wonder if it was an "inside job" and they knew how much she was carrying.
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Re: Two Teens Arrested after Snatching a Bag from a Chinese Woman in Front of Phnom Penh International Airport

Post by Brody » Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:57 am

Cam Nivag wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:30 am
I wonder if it was an "inside job" and they knew how much she was carrying.

30 large would be an astronomical amount to 99% of Cambodians.

I think if this were an inside job, there would have been an extreme incentive to make this a successful heist and I don't think it would have taken place out in public and I don't think she would have walked away afterward.
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