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Cashing in on trash: Cosmetics seized from travelers at airport turn up in online sale

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Airports of Thailand (AOT) said today it would investigate how an online shop obtained cosmetics airport cosmeticsbottles, believed to be items confiscated from travelers at airport checkpoints, and sold them at cheap prices.

The move followed a recent Pantip forum discussion as a netizen took a screenshot of the online shop and questioned whether it was fair for someone to start a business from the liquid bottles that travelers are forced to throw out at checkpoints.

“I have been told to throw out my makeup remover… just so airport staff can re-sell them?” wrote the user who started the thread.

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