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This dude sure knows how to crowdsource his party funds.
“A 30-year-old German man who was found drinking and partying after begging for money on Bangkok and Pattaya streets is now chancing his luck in the neighbouring Philippines,” reports Bangkok Post.
Benjamin Holst has a swollen left leg (he suffers from a condition called macrodystrophia lipomatosa) and has been allegedly using his condition to get people to help him out.
In Thailand, a German foundation gave him lodging after he claimed that he lost his passport and money. But he disappeared and resurfaced in Pattaya before authorities decided to kick him out.
“Holst, aka the farang beggar with the big foot, was rescued in late September after he was found homeless on Khaosan Road. He received THB50,000 to get a flight home from Deutscher Hilfsverein Thailand, an organization that helps German citizens,” reports Coconuts Bangkok.
“It took only about one day after he got ahold of the cash for photos to turn up of Holst partying with bar girls in Pattaya, breaking the hearts of his well-meaning benefactors,” adds the report.
After Thailand, Holst was photographed begging in the streets of Denmark.
And he is now enjoying the sleazy part of Angeles City, Pampanga. How do we know? He very recently posted a photo of bar girls and a bathroom with a jacuzzi to his Facebook account.
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