Police in Pattaya are searching for fortune teller con artist.
The confidence trickster managed to swindle three teenagers by taking their phones from them.
The scam involved informing the teens that they would endure bad luck unless they handed over their property, including their mobile phones. The scammer escaped with items valued at around 20,000 baht.
Amazingly, this all took place in a busy department store.
The three girls arrived home to explain to their parents, who were enraged at what the girls told them. They immediately called the police to report the crime.
Although no name was given, the suspect is believed to be lying low within the Pattaya area.
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