Beware: Fake coronation brooches being bought

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The Office of the Permanent Secretary, under the PM’s Office, is warning manufacturers and sellers of faux coronation brooches that they might be jailed for up to 20 years and fined up to 400,000 baht.
Sompas Nilphan, says the federal government has assigned his agency to supply 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 general public to put on the coronation brooches from April to July this year.”
“People’s demand for the coronation brooches is high, inflicting some sellers to promote them at a lot higher costs. How-to have also discovered that there are faux coronation brooches being produced with out permission and bought as genuine.”
Makers and sellers of counterfeit coronation brooches might be jailed for a most of 20 years and fined as much as 400,000 baht, according to Article 240 of the Criminal Code.
The Office of the Permanent Secretary is asking members of the public to notify the authorities if they find counterfeit coronation brooches by calling the government’s hotline at 1111 available 24/7.
People who want to buy the ‘official’ coronation brooches can order them at Thailand Post places of work nationwide or at ThailandPostMart.com until May 15, 2019. People can even buy the coronation brooches at 30 branches of Big C stores in all regions of Thailand..

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