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BANGKOK, November 18, /ITAR-TASS/. Thailand’s police have detained two Russian citizens on suspicion of credit cards fraud. The police say the men had 2.9 million baht cash with them (about 2.5 million rubles or $92,000) and 350 banking cards.
The local television reports the Russians were caught red-handed by an ATM across the mayor’s office in Nakhon Ratchasima in the northeast of Thailand. A man called the police as he saw one the suspects drop several dozen plastic cards.
The law enforcement authorities say earlier one of the detained used to be working form the Russian police. The Russian citizens are suspected of the so-called skimming.
The Russian embassy to Thailand says they have not received as yet any information on detained Russians.