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Old 02-08-2008, 03:56 PM   #1
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incompetent scam attempt

At first, it sounded like a great, simple idea. The husband pretends he is dead while the wife collects his life insurance. She will send him money periodically as he assumes new identity abroad. It almost happened that way, Czech press reports.

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Old 02-08-2008, 04:00 PM   #2
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I hate reading about failed ER plans.

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Old 02-08-2008, 04:22 PM   #3
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I hate reading about failed ER plans.
Then you'll love this...

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Old 02-08-2008, 04:43 PM   #4
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And why does he refer to himself in the third person?
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Old 02-08-2008, 08:41 PM   #5
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Bunny thinks that people who talk in the third person are pretty weird.

I still think the Baguette Method is the reigning cheap early retirement scam.
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