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A black lion: real or fake?
The worms inside your face
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
The psychic and the anti-negativity statue
Another case of a victim so stupid they probably deserved to be swindled. When asked why his client continued to pay thousands of dollars to a psychic who promised to build him a gold "anti-negativity" statue, Charles Silveira's lawyer explained, "She gave him positive feedback for him to believe in her representations of what she was saying."

Of course she gave him positive feedback, because all the guy's money ($247,850 in total) had worked an anti-negativity charm on her. Link: NJ.com.
Categories: Scams
Posted by The Curator on Fri Mar 13, 2009
Comments (2)
What an idiot.

He deserves to be conned if he's going to be so stupid as to give $250K to a woman he knew for a few months online promising to make him a gold statue to ward off negativity.

If he had a spare $250K he must be doing pretty well as it is. I don't think he had a lot of 'negativity' to ward off. Of course, he ain't doing so well now...
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