Two Russian tourists were arrested in this seaside town Wednesday night after they allegedly used forged credit cards of four Thai banks to draw advance cash.
The two were identified as Oleg Yanchogl, 29, and Vitaly Pavlov, 23.
Police found 21 forged credit cards of Krung Thai Bank, Siam Commercial Bank, Bangkok Bank and Kasikorn Bank on them together with Bt700,000 in cash.
Police chased after the two after alerted by a SCB bank teller that the two used a forged credit card to draw advance cash from her booth at 9:50 pm. She checked and found that the card was forged.
The two were arrested at a car park of a restaurant on Thap Phaya Road.