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$1m land deal fraud

$1m land deal fraud

Two businessmen were arrested on March 11 for allegedly falsifying documents to gain

over $1 million in commission on investment rights on land in Siem Reap. Penal Department

director Mok Chito said Yuan Fang Group director Ung Mann and his secretary, Chum

Sari, forged a Council of Ministers letter and other documents to persuade foreign

investors to establish tourist centers in Siem Reap in exchange for the commission.

He says the pair has confessed and are due for trial.

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