Pig trader left to wallow in sorrow after heist

Pig trader left to wallow in sorrow after heist

An Oddar Meanchey pig trader was badly swindled (swinedled?) on Tuesday after he failed to spot a hogwash offer.

The man got a phone call about a pig for sale, and rode down a secluded village road to pick it up. Arriving at the appointed address, the man found two armed men, telling him to fork over $300.

The men then pocketed the pig trader’s cell phone, made a quick getaway and are still at large. Nokorwat

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