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Woman conned by marriage scam

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A Samut Prakan woman has told police she was deceived by a person claiming to be an Australian man who she met on Facebook and was conned into handing over 190,000 baht after he promised to marry her. 

Nawaporn Chaiaumporn, 35, a company employee in Samut Prakan, filed a complaint with Crime Suppression Division (CSD) officers on Monday.

Ms Nawaporn said that on May 14 a colleague asked her to correspond in English with a foreigner via Facebook. The man introduced himself in his Facebook profile as an Australian national named Ferry Franklin.

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