CityNews – Counterfeit banknotes were discovered at the Inthakin Pillar Festival.
On June 3rd, Prasit Chuduang, a committee member of Wat Chedi Luang where the Inthkin Pillar Festival is being held found a counterfeit banknote among the donation given by those who participated the event. He stated that he was collecting money to deposit as he does everyday when he sensed an usual texture of a 100 baht banknote. The banknote is smoother and doesn’t have the watermark. He reported the discovery to police suspecting that it might have been donated by those who weren’t aware that it was a counterfeit.
Police promise to find the source of the fake banknote and warns citizens that they are now dispersing across Chiang Mai. To identify counterfeit banknote please visit https://www.bot.or.th/English/Banknotes/Pages/identify.aspx