By The Nation
The tourist, Low Han Ben, reclaimed his purse at the Betong border checkpoint at 7.30am and thanked the tourist police.
An official found the wallet on the floor in front of a check-in counter. The wallet had Bt5,240 in cash and 1,170 ringgits and several credit cards. Officials checked footage from security cameras to find that the wallet belonged to Low.
Immigration police then checked various major hotels in Betong until the tourist was located and told he could pick up his wallet.