Police in Thailand arrest three men in connection with counterfeit
Forged 500- and 1,000-baht notes of Thailand valued at 194,000 baht
(nearly $6,000 U.S.) were found in a car during a police checkpoint
Nov. 3 in the Mae Jan district in northern Thailand near the Myanmar
(Burma) border, according to an article published Nov. 4, 2014, on the
Chiang Mai City News website.
Three men, including a Thai police officer, were arrested and
charged with possession of forged bank notes.
The three men also tested positive for drug use, according to the
website. Police believe the men sold the forged bank notes or
exchanged them for narcotics, according to the article.
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