Area pawn shops and antique dealers were told how to avoid selling stolen government property during a seminar in Pattaya.
Banglamung District Chief Sakchai Taengho opened the June 20 workshop aimed at briefing retailers on the Control of Auction and Antique Trade Act of 1930, the Ministry of Interior’s Control of Auction and Antique Trade Act of 1990, and guidelines in legal auctioning and antiques dealing.
Banglamung District Chief Sakchai Taengho organized training for pawn shops and antique dealers on how to avoid selling stolen government property.
Alongkot Worakee, of the Interior Ministry’s Investigation and Legal Affairs Bureau, explained that public property such as electrical wires, water meters, drain covers, bridge rails, bronze fittings and automobile parts are frequently stolen and sold to auction houses, pawn shops and scrap-metal dealers.
The training was organized to prevent innocent dealers from brokering stolen property.