Don't Complain To WalMart About The Empty Laptop Box You Bought With Stolen Credit Cards

from the scammer-vs.-scammer dept

Well here's one for the dumb criminals series. Apparently, some guys with a bunch of forged credit cards and stolen credit card numbers went to Wal-Mart and bought a laptop. Except, somehow someone at Wal-Mart scammed them... and sold them an empty box. The guys got pissed off and went back to Wal-Mart to complain. Not surprisingly, the Wal-Mart employees thought the guys were trying to scam the Wal-Mart -- not with the fake credit cards -- but with the empty box. So they called the police, and hilarity ensued, as one guy tried to run away and dropped a bunch of the stolen credit cards. But, of course, the real kicker is that the guys weren't lying. Wal-Mart had accidentally sold them an empty box. Still, it makes you wonder what the hell the guys were thinking when they went back to complain about the empty box that had been sold to them using stolen credit cards.

Filed Under: credit cards, empty box, scammers
Companies: wal-mart


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    Howard_NYC, 16 Oct 2008 @ 12:39pm

    if only this had happened five years ago, it could have saved my relationship my girfriend gave me grief for opening up a stereo system after we went through the purchase, before leaving the store... sure all the pieces were there, but if a cable or mounting bracket or other widget had been missing it would have been necessary to return to the store... and like as not we would ahve had to buy it... she called me paranoid, I suggested she take care of the installation without me... not the worst moment of our time together and I soon recognized that to be the case...

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