By THE NATION
Recently, a woman named Pichapa Kornarong, aged 46, reportedly purchased 20 baht weight gold worth around Bt578,000 by using a fake bank application, which can show a payment slip.
The shop found out 30 minutes after she had left that no money was transferred to its account.
This case occurred in a gold shop named ‘Supatra Yaowarat’ in a Tesco Lotus branch, located in Rayong province.
On Thursday (September 24), a reporter visited the place specified as the suspect’s house in Chachoengsao province, and found a woman who called herself the suspect’s younger sister.
The woman said that she did not know about the fraud or her sister's involvenent. She said her sister had returned to the house only once in recent times.
The younger sister added that her sister's last visit was the first one in almost one year.
The woman said that her sister had not mentioned about the fraud or related matters to her or other family members. The woman said that she waa informed about her sister’s case after a friend called her up and told her about it.
She added that the house belonged to her sister, but she, her mother and her children lived there.