Buriram police seize counterfeit quantity plate purchased on Facebook for 2500 baht

A 32 year previous man has been apprehended by Buriram Highway Police after he was found driving a modified racing pick-up truck with a suspiciously attractive purple quantity plate, bearing the number 9999. He confessed he had bought the counterfeit plates and registration e-book on Facebook for 2,500 baht.
He connected it to his vehicle in hopes of accelerating wealth and prosperity, in accordance with his beliefs. Highway police have warned towards using counterfeit plates, stating they’re critical offences.
Buriram Highway Police yesterday flagged down the white Nissan pick-up truck with the pink plate, ม-9999, Bangkok, suspiciously adorned in racing style. The vehicle was travelling on Highway 24, KM.154-155 inbound to Prakhon Chai district, Prakhon Chai subdistrict, Buriram province.
Upon inspection, the purple quantity plate showed no watermark lines, no 9-digit operating number stamped on the backside left of the plate, and no Department of Land Transport logo (Phra Matulathep driving a solar chariot) indicating that it was counterfeit.
Anurak, the driver, said he was a personal entrepreneur on his approach to meet his girlfriend. He admitted he was unaware of the total consequences when he saw the counterfeit pink plate being sold on Facebook with a registration e-book for 2,500 baht, where he could select his number. He desired the quantity 9999 as a end result of he believed it was a fortunate quantity and symbolised rising wealth and prosperity, reported Sanook.
During Save , Anurak handed his telephone to the arresting officers to speak to the person on the opposite end of the line, suspected to be a senior figure pleading for his launch. However, the officers did not comply and mentioned they needed to thoroughly investigate the origin before seizing the counterfeit plates and sending Anurak to the Prakhon Chai police station. The initial charges have been forging and utilizing fake authorities documents.
Police Lieutenant Colonel Nattiruj Watanachatrat, Highway Patrol 2, Command 6, Central Region, mentioned that that they had received regular complaints from locals about noisy, smoke-belching, racing-style pick-up trucks disrupting daily life. Police Lieutenant Colonel Charoonkiat Pankaew, Superintendent of the Highway Police, then ordered an investigation, particularly focusing on counterfeit quantity plates, resulting in the arrest.
He warned all motorists to not fall for groups claiming they can attach purple plates to make vehicles appear perpetually new, and then fraudulently promote counterfeit plates. The Department of Transport does not promote plates online, and anybody caught might face felony costs, necessitating legal proceedings, with no possibility for fines or settlements.
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