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Stash of ID, ATM cards – including foreigner’s – found at Phuket trash site

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A hoard of identity cards, including one issued to a foreigner, as well as driver’s licenses and ATM cards was found dumped at an illegal trash site in Karon yesterday morning (June 12).

stolen ID cards and PhuketA local resident who discovered the items in a plastic bag at the site, behind the Kata Center shopping complex, reported his find, resulting in a Navy troop on patrol in the area being called to the scene.

Among the items found, 14 were identification cards that are still valid, six driving permits, a foreigner’s identification card, eight ATM cards, reported Sub-Lt Taksin Puklim.

“There was also a bankbook for an account that apparently still had a balance B10,000,” he said.

All the items found will be handed to the Karon police, Sub-Lt Taksin confirmed.

“The police will handle the investigation,” he said. “This is not normal. We want to know who dumped these items here and whether it was the work of a criminal or thief after committing a crime.”

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