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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  1. identicon
    NPGMBR, 17 Oct 2008 @ 7:04am

    This is Not That Uncommon

    It happened to my best friend a few years ago when he bought a wireless phone from Best Buy. When he got home he opened the box and there was no phone in it. When he took it back Best Buy refused to refund him his money. Needless to say he never walks away from a store without checking the contents of his purchase anymore.

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