07/26/2005: Sounded so convincing to me....
Interesting story of the day: Who wouldn't fall for such a clever trick?
PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - An Italian couple stole 50,000 euros from a woman in the Sicilian city of Palermo after convincing her they were vampires who would impregnate her with the son of the Anti-Christ if she did not pay them.And let's see..... there's P.T. Barnum's motto, "There's a sucker born every minute." And then add to that Canada Bill Smith's addendum to Barnum's motto: "It is morally wrong to allow a sucker to keep her money...."
The man, a cabaret singer, and his girlfriend took the money from their victim over four years by selling her pills at 3,000 euros each that they said would abort the Anti-Christ's son.
Len on 07.26.05 @ 08:20 AM CST