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The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Fake Fish Photos
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Infectious Money Scam
A new scam targeting the elderly in Italy. Well-dressed young women knock on the door and identify themselves as health department officials. They tell the elderly resident that banknotes have been contaminated with a deadly virus. They ask, "Do you have any banknotes in the house? If so, give them to us, and we will decontaminate them." One elderly woman handed the scammers over $2300. [ninemsn.com.au]
Categories: Scams
Posted by The Curator on Mon Jan 06, 2014
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