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Scammers’ arrests just what the doctor ordered

A hospital visit to a “sick friend” turned out to be nothing more than a sick scheme to rob patients at the provincial hospital in Kratie on Sunday.

Police said two 20-somethings said they were there to visit a patient, then immediately began lightening the wallets of families there for legitimate reasons – including funds meant to pay for treatment.

It didn’t take long before the alarm was sounded and hospital security had them in cuffs. Deum Ampil

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