Chinese man arrested at Suvarnabumi with fake passport he bought on internet for $6,000
BANGKOK: — A Chinese man was stopped trying to leave Thailand today with a fake passport he said he had bought on the internet for $6,000 US dollars.
The passport that had the man’s details overlaid on the original ones was in fact a passport of a Malaysian woman reported stolen some time ago.
Wang Jinghua, from China was on his way to Toyko when Suvarnabumi immigration officials spotted irregularities with his passport. Use of a magnifying glass showed there was blurring so it was checked on a VSC 6000 machine that showed the new details had been overlaid on the original information. Apart from that there was also suspect inkjet printing reported Sanook.
It was discovered to be a passport belonging to a Malaysian woman who had reported it missing. The Chinese man told immigration that he had been in Thailand since 2013. He entered illegally via Mae Sai and had no passport. He paid an internet company money for the passport.
He was charged with attempting to use a fake passport and illegal entry into the kingdom and detained for processing.