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A 20 year old man was arrested in Prachin Buri province after allegedly swindling at least around 50 people online in a fake vaccine scam. The man was arrested by the Technology Crime Suppression Division on Tuesday after using Facebook to collect orders for Covid-19 alternative vaccines that didn’t exist. This is the second vaccine scam in the province in the last 2 weeks. The young man was arrested after being tracked down to a hotel room in Tambon Ko Somboon of Si Maha Phot district on Tuesday. He was reported to have confessed to posting in several groups on […]

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2 hours ago, Thaiger said:

swindling at least around 50 people

Editor's note:

"At least": >= 50

"Around": +/- 50

"At least around": ???

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1 hour ago, JamesE said:
3 hours ago, Thaiger said:

swindling at least around 50 people

Editor's note:

"At least": >= 50

"Around": +/- 50

"At least around": ???

That's a good point, we should have clearer reporting from a native English speaker, even if it was translated from Thai.

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Lock the a hoele away for a few years - he is a total scumbag.  It is one thing selling fake drugs to druggies, but selling fake vaccines to desperate people is totally unacceptable.

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LOS has taken on a whole new meaning...I no longer view it as the Land of Smiles. I now know it for what it has become...the Land of Scams. Unfortunate.

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4 minutes ago, Nobodysfriend said:

Give him a job . He could work for the TAT ...?

Initially I thought that too, some sort of job in the Health ministry with that outstanding politician head honcho.  There again the TCS bozos easily tracked him down.

The mugs are the 50 or so who fell for it......

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3 hours ago, Bluesofa said:

That's a good point, we should have clearer reporting from a native English speaker, even if it was translated from Thai.

The linked Bangkok Post has below wording:

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He said about 50 people had filed complaints against Mr Thapakorn.

 

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43 minutes ago, lopburi3 said:
4 hours ago, Bluesofa said:

That's a good point, we should have clearer reporting from a native English speaker, even if it was translated from Thai.

The linked Bangkok Post has below wording:

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He said about 50 people had filed complaints against Mr Thapakorn.

That makes it more ironic surely.

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