French-Cambodian man arrested after trying to pay taxi with counterfeit dollars

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French-Cambodian man arrested after trying to pay taxi with counterfeit dollars

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:54 am

25 April 2018
A 41-year-old French-Cambodian national was arrested on Tuesday after paying for a taxi fare using counterfeit currency, according to a police statement today.

Sok Sopheak, a Meanchey district police officer, identified the suspect as Prum Ratha, 41, French-Cambodian, who was arrested in Chak Angkreu Leu commune.
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Around 10: 30 on 24 April, Mr Prum Ratha took the metered-taxi of driver Mr Huoth Danith, 25, from Cham Chao Commune to riverside in Phnom Penh, and then he took the taxi to meet a friend in Chak Angkre Commune, in Meanchey District.

On arrival at Chak Angkre Commune, the French-Cambodian asked the driver how much he owed for the taxi fare, and it was 90,000 riels (about $22.50).

The passenger then gave only $15 to the taxi driver, who refused the money anyway because he knew it was fake, and then he called the police.
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Re: French-Cambodian man arrested after trying to pay taxi with counterfeit dollars

Post by xxxxxxx » Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:10 am

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:54 am
The passenger then gave only $15 to the taxi driver, who refused the money anyway because he knew it was fake,

Perhaps it was the $15 bill that caused suspicion.

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Re: French-Cambodian man arrested after trying to pay taxi with counterfeit dollars

Post by Beerinthemorning » Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:35 am

your average khmer in the tourism industry hates the french.

likes brits ,aussies and kiwis.
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Re: French-Cambodian man arrested after trying to pay taxi with counterfeit dollars

Post by Kayve » Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:51 am

Khmer Frog what could go wrong ?
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