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Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Clay iPads
At least 10 people in Vancouver who bought iPad 2s have reported opening up the packaging only to discover it contained a slab of modeling clay, not an iPad. It's an old strategy for thieves to conceal their crime by replacing the item in the box with something of lesser value. Reminds me of the case from 2006 of the Hawaiian boy who opened an iPod box on Christmas Day, only to discover it contained a package of meat. Link: Yahoo!
Categories: Law/Police/Crime, Scams, Technology
Posted by The Curator on Fri Jan 20, 2012
Comments (1)
Clay iPads? Aren't those legacy Sumerian technology?
Posted by fuzzybeard2016  on  Wed Jan 25, 2012  at  06:22 PM
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