Three Mongolians have been arrested after they stole a credit card from a Singaporean at Patong Pier before using it to buy expensive products.
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The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that on February 11th, 2023 Mr. Choi Mei Choo, a Malaysian national, and Miss Ho See Ling, a Singaporean national, filed a report to the Patong Police. They told police that their wallet was stolen at a pier in Patong. A credit card was then used to buy expensive products in Phuket as SMS messages about the products were then sent to their mobile phones.
The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that yesterday, (February 19th), they arrested Ms. Saruul Baatar, 33, Ms.Tsogoo Ariunsaikhan, 30, and Mr. Dulguun Bayarmunkh, 28, all are Mongolian nationals. They are facing charges of theft, fraud, and using other people’s credit cards.
The Patong Police said businesses in Phuket can come to see the suspects if they suspect they used stolen cards at their venues. The suspects will remain in custody to face their legal Thai charges and once sentenced and having fulfilled their sentences they will be blacklisted and deported to Mongolia.