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Give me all your money and you will be well…poor but well

… a psychic from Lafayette, Colorado, was arrested for fraud after telling clients their “money [was] evil” and that she’d take their cursed cash so “the money would suffer” instead. (She) made at least $290,000 using this scam.

via Colorado psychic arrested… Psuedoscience – io9.

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May 19, 2010 Posted by | Dumb Crook, Think about it | , | Comments Off on Give me all your money and you will be well…poor but well

Need a President’s hip joint? Just check eBay.

President’s hip joint on eBay

A Prague lawyer has been granted a pardon after trying to sell what he claimed was the Czech president’s hip joint on e-Bay.

Premysl Donat, 54, was arrested after trying to sell the joint which he claimed was given to him by doctors at the hospital where president Vaclav Klaus underwent a hip replacement operation in May.

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It wasn’t really Klaus’ hip joint. Surprise, surprise!

August 29, 2008 Posted by | Dumb Crook | , , | 1 Comment

Crime tip: Aim high, but not this high. And leave the pot and gun home.

Star-Telegram.com: $360 billion check

An aspiring record label owner is singing the blues after he was arrested last week for allegedly trying to pass a $360 billion check at a Fort Worth bank. Employees at the Chase Bank…grew suspicious after seeing all those zeroes (10 to be exact) and called the check’s owner…

[Charles Fuller] was arrested on suspicion of fraud, along with unlawfully carrying a weapon and possession of marijuana after officers found less than 2 ounces of the drug and a .25-caliber handgun and magazine in his pockets.

While inside a patrol car, police say Fuller blurted out that he is starting his own record label and had been given the money by his girlfriend’s mother to help him start it.

April 30, 2008 Posted by | Dumb Crook | , , | Comments Off on Crime tip: Aim high, but not this high. And leave the pot and gun home.