Fake kidnapper and fake victim attempted to scam mother.

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Fake kidnapper and fake victim attempted to scam mother.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:20 pm

Bavet town: A Vietnamese man who lost all his money gambling, got his friend to pretend to kidnap him in the hope that his mother would cough up a 100 million dong ransom. ( About $4,400, but it looks more impressive in dong.)
Police arrested the two suspects outside the Galaxy Casino where they were waiting to pick up the money.

At least this attempt to make money by extortion shows more imagination than the usual bag-snatching or stealing a motorbike, but the reaction of the "victim's" mother when she found out the truth has not been reported.

Source: Phnom Penh Post : 'Bavet cops arrest ‘fake’ kidnapper, hostage'.

Image Waiting for Mom at the copshop.
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