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$1,000 dollar question: Is this guy a real friend?question

What's a thousand dollars between friends? Well, a thousand dollars, as it turned out in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district on Wednesday.

According to police, a local man, knowing his buddy had just been paid, invited the chap out for drink.

He liquored up the hapless fellow, then proceeded to pick his pickled pal’s pocket – relieving him of a cool grand.

Waking up sans wallet the next day, the victim phoned his so-called chum, who suggested that he had perhaps dropped it on his way home. However, when the victim visited his old pal the next day, he spied his wallet perched atop the suspect’s TV, and called the cops. Kampuchea Thmey



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