'My Mate Nate' charged, vows to continue prank videos

Police on Monday briefly detained and charged vulgar YouTube prankster Nathan Bartling, aka "My Mate Nate", with trespassing on railway land and damaging railway property by placing coins on a rail track for trains to run over.

The legal action came after Mr Bartling posted a video on his YouTube channel My Mate Nate on July 16 in which he claimed he set out to test the durability of coins from several countries by placing them on railway tracks so trains would run over them.

He specified he did not use Thai coins, which could have resulted in lese majeste charges.

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