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December 06, 2007

This Couple Wins the "Best Con Artist" Award

Here's a crime where I have to try very hard to feel sorry for the victims:

A man was sentenced to more than four years in prison for bilking friends and family out of more than $800,000 by convincing them that his wife was a government agent who could arrange to have their medical problems diagnosed by satellite imaging.

[...]

The Finley's convinced their victims that, if any medical problems were found, secret agents would administer medicine to them as they slept in exchange for payment, according to a bill of information filed when the Finleys were charged in May.

I'm just amazed that these two did this to their friends and family. I'm equally amazed that anyone would believe this lie. Maybe Mike Huckabee should call them up and get some tips.


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posted by Gabriel Malor at 02:52 AM

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