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Lazy man executes lazy scam, too lazy to flee

It's the oldest trick in the book. You borrow your friend’s moto, you pawn it and you lie low until it all blows over.

After doing the first two things in Kandal province last week, one man, 28, made the mindless and all-too-common mistake of choosing his own home as a hideout.

After realising he had been duped, the victim simply called the police, who wandered ’round to the thief’s home on Friday and slapped on the cuffs. DEUM AMPIL

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