Fake foreign passports sold in Bangkok

Fake foreign passports sold in Bangkok

Fake copies of Malaysian MyKad and passports of various countries can be easily bought in the streets of Bangkok, according to China Press. The daily reported that gangs could be seen openly touting such items and promising to deliver fake documents within an hour.

The documents are said to be able to escape detection by the latest technology and authorities. The buyers were mostly from Southeast Asian and European countries.

According to middlemen, a fake passport costs from about Bt24,000 (S$927) to Bt30,000.

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