Truck taxi returns money back to Japanese tourist
6th January 2017, Mr. Anek Phum-in (age 37) a truck taxi driver (Pattaya – Naklua) returned 73,000 yen (22,300 baht) and 4,500 baht cash to Mr. Heiso Nikhida (age 69) a Japanese tourist.
Pol.Lt.Col. Pawatchai Sudaakorn (Deputy Director of Pattaya City Police Station) reported that on the 3rd January 2017 Mr Anek made a report to police that a tourist forgot his wallet on his truck taxi and would the police help him track down the owner, which they did.
Mr. Heiso said, he was relieved that he got his money back from the driver and for his honesty, gave Mr. Anek 6,000 baht in cash as a reward.