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Rayong granny gets back Bt1.17m in dumped termite-damaged banknotes

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Rayong granny gets back Bt1.17m in dumped termite-damaged banknotes

By The Nation

 

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A grandmother in Rayong’s Mueang district on Tuesday got Bt1.17 million-worth of banknotes that had been partially eaten by termites back from police, a week after she had dumped them in a garbage bin.

 

Chaluay Saetiaw, 83, was taken by her grandson, Wasant Boon-anukul 49, to Mueang Rayong police station to retrieve the damaged banknotes at 10am.

 

Pol Lt-Colonel Yutthachai Phorung, inspector at the station, handed the cash back to the woman. 

 

The event was witnessed by Ratchada Chuenchob, assistant manager of the Bank of Thailand’s Rayong branch, who offered to exchange the damaged notes for new ones for the elderly lady.

 

However, her grandson declined the offer, saying he would use the services of Kasikornbank near their home in order to replace the notes.

 

The banknotes were found in a garbage bin in front of Thessaban 1 Market in Mueang district on July 26 by Atchara Kanokpatcharakul, who handed the cash in to the police.

 

The granny said she had been keeping money from lottery-ticket sales in a wooden cabinet at home. 

 

On July 24, she checked the cabinet and found that it had partially eaten away by termites, which had also eaten through parts of the banknotes.

 

She said she had then selected Bt60,000 worth of slightly damaged notes and exchanged them at the local Kasikiornbank branch, but had dumped the rest, thinking they were too damaged. 

 

However, to her relief, she was later contacted by police, who informed her that the damaged money had been turned in and could be exchanged for new notes.

 

Source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/breakingnews/30351142

 
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15 hours ago, snoop1130 said:

but had dumped the rest, thinking they were too damaged. 

Lucky for her to get it replaced ...

 

15 hours ago, snoop1130 said:

The banknotes were found in a garbage bin in front of Thessaban 1 Market in Mueang district on July 26 by Atchara Kanokpatcharakul, who handed the cash in to the police.

 

He should get a reward for this ...

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Now every body khown she is rich.? 

 

She will have a lot of " friends  ".

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19 hours ago, snoop1130 said:

However, her grandson declined the offer, saying he would use the services of Kasikornbank near their home in order to replace the notes.

A decision which he might come to regret if Kasikornbank were to throw a major wobbly. In any case I somehow doubt whether the local branch would have to hand banknotes totalling 17,000,000 THB in value to give to him on the spot.

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1 hour ago, OJAS said:

A decision which he might come to regret if Kasikornbank were to throw a major wobbly. In any case I somehow doubt whether the local branch would have to hand banknotes totalling 17,000,000 THB in value to give to him on the spot.

Weird he refused, but ok. However you made an error it is 1.17 million = 1.170.000 tb.

Never the less very honest from the guy who found it, there are still honest people. I think he could have used it himself. Respect !

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4 hours ago, xtrnuno41 said:

However you made an error it is 1.17 million = 1.170.000 tb.

Well spotted!

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I reckon that cop is on the fiddle. Doesn't look remotely near 1.17 million Baht to me. Also look closely at the photo at his bulging cheeks. That is where he has stashed the remainder.

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Lottery ticket vendors ...... all those 'better tickets' at inflated prices certainly adds up. Wonder how much more she has stashed away?

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On 7/31/2018 at 5:34 PM, snoop1130 said:

Rayong granny gets back Bt1.17m in dumped termite-damaged banknotes

 

On 7/31/2018 at 5:34 PM, snoop1130 said:

The granny said she had been keeping money from lottery-ticket sales in a wooden cabinet at home. 

 

Those poor lottery sellers who have to sell those lottery tickets at prices higher than offical, because they have such a hard time making a living.

 

Anyone, still want to defend them?

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On 8/1/2018 at 1:24 PM, OJAS said:
On 7/31/2018 at 5:34 PM, snoop1130 said:

However, her grandson declined the offer, saying he would use the services of Kasikornbank near their home in order to replace the notes.

A decision which he might come to regret

I don't think so. If handled by the police it would surely not have been done for free. He probably saved himself quite some money by taking this decision.

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