Beware: Fake coronation brooches being sold

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The Office of the Permanent Secretary, under the PM’s Office, is warning manufacturers and sellers of pretend coronation brooches that they could be jailed for up to 20 years and fined as much as 400,000 baht.
Minutes , says the government has assigned his agency to provide and promote the coronation brooches to most of the people.
“All proceeds from the gross sales will go to His Majesty the King’s charities. The government has invited the basic public to wear the coronation brooches from April to July this 12 months.”
“People’s demand for the coronation brooches is excessive, inflicting some sellers to promote them at a lot greater prices. The authorities have additionally found that there are fake coronation brooches being produced with out permission and bought as genuine.”
Makers and sellers of counterfeit coronation brooches could presumably be jailed for a maximum of 20 years and fined as a lot as 400,000 baht, according to Article 240 of the Criminal Code.
The Office of the Permanent Secretary is asking members of the basic public to inform the authorities if they discover counterfeit coronation brooches by calling the government’s hotline at 1111 available 24/7.
People who wish to purchase the ‘official’ coronation brooches can order them at Thailand Post offices nationwide or at ThailandPostMart.com till May 15, 2019. People can even buy the coronation brooches at 30 branches of Big C shops in all regions of Thailand..

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