Collecting morning alms is part of daily life for Buddhist monks in Thailand but some also have another job.
While on patrol, they act as "monk policemen," approaching people who they suspect are imposters trying to trick believers into giving them money and food.
However, in a twist to the issue, a jet-setting Buddhist monk from Thailand is now at the centre of a money laundering scandal himself.
Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.
Source: Al Jazeera