An airport security guard stole £450 in cash from a passenger's handbag just seconds before it went through an x-ray machine.
Busakorn Somkwamdee, 26, was caught on CCTV opening the flap on the tourist's bag which was put into a basket on a conveyor belt yesterday.
She then swiftly pulls out a large bundle of notes in Chinese yen and slips them into her right pocket - despite a passenger standing next to her at the time.
But the horrified Chinese passenger contacted airport bosses when she noticed the missing money while sitting in the departure lounge at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand.
Police pounced on Somkwamdee who was then caught red-handed with 4,000 Chinese yen in her pockets on Monday afternoon at around 3pm- and they think there could have been other thefts.