Swedish Man Arrested for Exchanging Counterfeit Money in Patong

Patong –

A Swedish man was arrested after he allegedly exchanged counterfeit Euro currency in Patong.

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that on Monday (February 26th) at 1:40 P.M. they were notified by a staffer at an exchange booth in Soi Saen Sabai on the Phang Mueang Sai Gor Road that a man was trying to exchange counterfeit money. They rushed to the exchange booth and found a Swedish man still there.

The staffer told police that the Swedish man had tried to use counterfeit Euro currency to exchange for Thai Baht. The Swedish man was taken to the Patong Police Station legal action.

The man was not identified and did not release a statement to the media.

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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.