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(Fox News)   Tobacco store employee raises eyebrow, giggles with revenge when customer attempts to pay for purchase with employee's own stolen check. Muhuhahaha ensues   (foxnews.com) divider line 59
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2005-05-25 12:50:52 AM  
What a piece of crap and waste of oxygen this girl is (Pitts).

Released earlier this year for overcrowding, incarcerated for check forgery.

God please kill her. Die Die Die!

/against the death penalty
 
2005-05-25 01:26:12 AM  
Lovely roommate she has.
 
2005-05-25 04:18:06 AM  
I always wondered about that..

"What if someone steals my checks, tries to come in my line to use them" or my friends.

/never had checks stolen (mothers were)
//works retail.
 
2005-05-25 04:27:12 AM  
i can only say, with satisfaction, 'SUCKA!'
 
2005-05-25 04:31:01 AM  
the only thing i do not understand is.....how will this be Bill Clinton's fault?

/faux news
//flame on
 
2005-05-25 04:33:06 AM  
Make sure to read the second story...the guy who jumped from a moving car to retrieve a lost ciggie....what a putz...
 
2005-05-25 04:33:33 AM  
someone posting an owned image in 5.....4.....3.....2...............
 
2005-05-25 04:35:22 AM  
Pitts had even been sentenced earlier this year to two years in prison for check forgery, but police said she might have been released due to overcrowding.

I bet it was to make room for some pot heads. Between someone who's going to steal my money, and someone who will just eat all my doritos, I think I'd rather have the first one in prison.
 
2005-05-25 04:53:09 AM  
Does anyone else find it scary that law enforcement uses words like "might" when referring to why a convict was released. What, you don't even KNOW why you released them? You might just have released them because they clashed with that new paint scheme you were going to use on your prison?

/jeebus h.c. potato-farming crickets on a wombat, people!
 
2005-05-25 04:57:57 AM  
Maybe she was serving two dog years, in the pound
 
2005-05-25 04:58:13 AM  
As revenges go, that was, quite frankly, pitiful. "OMG you've just handed me my own check, I'd better carefully and calmly follow procedure and call the cops!"

Dangerous Liaisons it ain't.
 
2005-05-25 05:06:31 AM  
"As revenges go, that was, quite frankly, pitiful. "OMG you've just handed me my own check, I'd better carefully and calmly follow procedure and call the cops!"

Dangerous Liaisons it ain't."


They'd put her in jail for kicking her ass for sure :)
 
2005-05-25 05:19:19 AM  
They'd put her in jail for kicking her ass for sure :)
And that's a damn shame.
 
2005-05-25 05:27:31 AM  
And that's a damn shame.
and a hero tag on fark the next day
 
2005-05-25 05:29:39 AM  
turbofish - "They'd put her in jail for kicking her ass for sure :)"

I wasn't suggesting an ass-kicking (though it would be the obvious choice). No, I'd have gone with some slow mental cruelty, a whole lot of time-wasting, a spot of mockery and round it all off with a trip to jail.
 
2005-05-25 07:14:17 AM  
Oglesby, however, is glad that someone else is no longer using her checkbook.



I don't get it. That's been the case all along. In fact, it was the case even when her checks were stolen. All it takes for someone else to no longer be using her checkbook is for there to exist someone that is not and never has used her checkbook.


/teaches introduction to logic at Rutgers
//can't step away from the textbook
///strangely, has a hot wife
 
2005-05-25 07:27:40 AM  
logic523:

I don't get it. That's been the case all along. In fact, it was the case even when her checks were stolen. All it takes for someone else to no longer be using her checkbook is for there to exist someone that is not and never has used her checkbook.


All right... this is fark... no logic please;)
 
2005-05-25 07:43:55 AM  
"but police said she might have been released due to overcrowding."

Due to the "War on Drugs" no doubt. I guess it is a small price to pay since we've gotten rid of all the drugs in America. Hmmmm...
 
2005-05-25 08:10:53 AM  
Freak:
I bet it was to make room for some pot heads. Between someone who's going to steal my money, and someone who will just eat all my doritos, I think I'd rather have the first one in prison.

Can't speak specifically to pot, but was housed with a coke-head in college who ended up stealing some of my clothes, sold some of my (older) textbooks and pawned a couple pieces of my jewelry and ultimately forged a $120 check on my account...all to pay his dealer.

gweilo8888:
Does anyone else find it scary that law enforcement uses words like "might" when referring to why a convict was released. What, you don't even KNOW why you released them?

The cops are tasked with catching the criminals, not releasing them, so of course they wouldn't yet know why the woman was released from prison until they talked with the parole office.

From the article:
"And they pilfered through my stuff...

OK, five out of ten points for trying to use a word like pilfer, but minus several million points for thinking it means the same as "riffling through" and not, correctly, "stealing".

/Damned language is dying one moran at a time...
 
2005-05-25 08:13:47 AM  
They talk about overcrowding in prisons like it's a bad thing. I'd stack them like cord wood, if I could.
 
2005-05-25 08:25:45 AM  
Muhuhahaha ensues

Easily the worst headline I've ever read simply on the basis of it being a horribly marred cliche. Let's stick to "Hilarity" folks.

/maybe "Jailarity"
 
2005-05-25 08:40:28 AM  
Mor Beal
OK, five out of ten points for trying to use a word like pilfer, but minus several million points for thinking it means the same as "riffling through" and not, correctly, "stealing".

/Damned language is dying one moran at a time...


If you're going to be a grammar Nazi, please use the correct spelling.

Thank you.

/moran

;)

rifle
v. rifled, rifling, rifles

To search with intent to steal.
To ransack or plunder; pillage.
To rob: rifle a safe.
 
2005-05-25 09:05:55 AM  
Dear U.S.

Cheques are so yesterday. Get your financial institutions together and create a unified "pay with your bank card" system. We've had it for years, with nary a problem. It's called Interac. Cheques are almost extinct here, along with all the problmes they caused.

Sincerely,
Canada
 
2005-05-25 09:07:23 AM  
I will not buy this tobacconist, it is scratched.

/got nuthin'
 
2005-05-25 09:19:56 AM  
Re: the second (and funnier) story: "Gravier added: 'If anything could make him stop smoking, this should be it. The man is lucky to be alive.'"

Smoking? How about being a drunken moran?
 
2005-05-25 09:21:58 AM  
Sociologists have long said that most criminals have a lower IQ. This just solidifies the theory.
 
2005-05-25 09:43:22 AM  
guytoronto:

Cheques are so yesterday. Get your financial institutions together and create a unified "pay with your bank card" system. We've had it for years, with nary a problem. It's called Interac. Cheques are almost extinct here, along with all the problmes they caused.

Well, lots of us can do this anyway. We just have to use an intermediary (My bank card's a Visa, my girlfriend's is Mastercard) to provide the unification. Still, no fees, it's just a bank card.
 
2005-05-25 10:04:23 AM  
Mor Beal
 
2005-05-25 10:07:23 AM  
I'm having a guy arrested this morning in Ascension Parish for utterance of a worthless cheque. Slightly different circumstances, he wrote one of his own cheques on a closed account (for almost $5,000.00), but it's still theft by deception.

And he flat refused to pay me for it! And the District Attorney knows where he lives! Ain't that wonderful! (What an idiot. He thought I wouldn't follow through on my threat to prosecute. Wrong!)

So he gets a trip to the Parish Hilton. Nice one, Moose.
 
2005-05-25 10:17:39 AM  
Mor Beal

Pot just isn't as addictive as other street drugs. For most people it isn't at all. That's why there aren't many stories about pot smokers stealing car stereos to pay for their next fix.
 
2005-05-25 10:28:41 AM  
I love the smell of instant karma in the morning.

/Doesn't really believe in karma
//But likes it when bad guys get their due.
 
2005-05-25 10:37:53 AM  
I don't get it. She told the woman in the car not to leave because she had her driver's license. Did the woman in the car use her OWN license with her name even though she was trying to pass someone else's check? that's extra dumb.
 
2005-05-25 10:41:58 AM  
How the hell can you jump out of a car at 55 MPH and only suffer a smashed nose and chin. People inside cars have accidents at slower speeds and die. It has got to be something about the intoxication. Like how the drunk driver almost always survives when everyone else is killed.

Maybe because they are all loose and flexible when they crash.
 
2005-05-25 10:47:50 AM  
My dad once had a guy pay for a dump truck with a check on a closed account. By chance we happened to spot the truck a few weeks later at a repair shop. Called the cops, who had the repair shop call the guy and say it was ready. He went to jail, we got the dump truck back, but it still sucked as he had blown the engine, so it cost my dad a lot to get that truck back and running again. But it helped that the bastage went to jail.

Also had a compressor/trailer stolen from the highway when it blew a tire. We had gone to get a spare, when we got back it was gone. We followed the scratch marks from the rim for 5 miles and found where they had parked it. We fixed the tire and "stole" it back. Haha.

I liked the 2nd story much better. Moran...
 
2005-05-25 10:48:10 AM  
FarkSC, good point I was thinking that too. Why would you take a check from someone without the proper ID match? Why would you be so dumb as to try to do it without a fake ID? This woman needs to find a new path to fraud, she is far to stupid to pass bad checks. Lets see jail time for a few packs of cigs, yeah that seems worth it.

Oglesby, working the store's drive-through window. Waaa? You gotta be kidding me people are so lazy they can't get out of the car for smokes now. Bless the south for such fine inventions.
 
2005-05-25 10:52:13 AM  

You're all missing the point.

The point is not how weak the "muhuhahahaha" was, or how stupid the check thief was, or even how stupid BillyJoeJimBobBubbaCletus was for jumping out of a moving car to grab a smoke... The point is that there needs to be a mandatory sterilization program in Arkansas. That, and a very tall electrified fence around it.

 
2005-05-25 10:59:07 AM  
"Dear U.S.

Cheques are so yesterday. Get your financial institutions together and create a unified "pay with your bank card" system. We've had it for years, with nary a problem. It's called Interac. Cheques are almost extinct here, along with all the problmes they caused.

Sincerely,
Canada
"

Dear Canada,

We have those here also, but the problem is that nobody ever checks anybody's friggin I.D. Bet the don't up there in CanaDUH either. But, they DO check I.D. when presented with a check. You say tomahto, we say screw you.

Sincerely,
The United States of America

P.S. GO USA! Hooooya!
 
2005-05-25 11:02:12 AM  
If she would have busted a matched set of caps in her ass from the drive through window, it would have been 'muahahaha' worthy.
 
Pav
2005-05-25 11:15:33 AM  
logic523 -

"///strangely, has a hot wife"

I don't believe you. Please post pics.
 
2005-05-25 11:26:14 AM  
 
2005-05-25 11:33:42 AM  
"Dear U.S.

Cheques are so yesterday. Get your financial institutions together and create a unified "pay with your bank card" system. We've had it for years, with nary a problem. It's called Interac. Cheques are almost extinct here, along with all the problmes they caused.

Sincerely,
Canada
"

"Dear Canada,

We have those here also, but the problem is that nobody ever checks anybody's friggin I.D. Bet the don't up there in CanaDUH either. But, they DO check I.D. when presented with a check. You say tomahto, we say screw you.

Sincerely,
The United States of America

P.S. GO USA! Hooooya!"

Dear U.S.

We have debit (bank) cards in the U.K. Don't you have Chip and PIN in the US? Even better than I.D.

Sincerely

Bored in the UK
 
2005-05-25 11:34:02 AM  
Anybody notice that almost every single other article in that batch of weird news had been posted on Fark previously?
 
2005-05-25 12:23:35 PM  
Drive through tobacconist??

We don't got those in these parts. (New York)
 
2005-05-25 12:38:04 PM  
"
Dear U.S.

We have debit (bank) cards in the U.K. Don't you have Chip and PIN in the US? Even better than I.D.

Sincerely

Bored in the UK"

Dear UK,

We have the card swipe system, and we have PIN if it's a debit card. I.D. is hardly ever checked with regular credit cards, it's just 'swipe, sign any silly thing, and go'. As for PIN, the keypads can be observed from a variety of angles, and just by observation a person can get a good number of PINs just by hanging out at the local Wal-Mart, for instance. There are plenty of asshats in the U.S. that get offended when asked for I.D. even though they know it's for their own good. Now we have the dubious honor of looking forward to an 'card wave/rf system' where the card information is sent via radio frequency to the reader. Oh, what joy! Yes, now criminals can simply sniff the RF frequency to get payment information, create their own cards with that information, and wave their way too being the richest asshat in the ghetto. Also, starting this year the banks get their way of 'imaging' then destroying checks which makes it impossible to prove fraud and forgery. Gotta love the U.S. banking system! Whooo hoooo!

Sincerely,
The United States of America
 
2005-05-25 12:38:39 PM  
OH, yeah....
BOHICA!
 
2005-05-25 12:39:55 PM  
cheap_thoughts
/never had checks stolen (mothers were)
//works retail.


I can't decide which is more remarkable here-- that you have more than one mother, or that there were all stolen.
 
2005-05-25 12:48:31 PM  
I live in Winston-Salem, NC. Our city has the corporate offices of RJ Reynolds Tobacco company, as well as a major cigarette factory. and yet, even I have never seen a tobacco store with a drive-in window.

Also, could those of you who are criticizing others' spelling PLEASE not say "moran"? It's just retarded.

Almost as bad as "teh ghey".
 
2005-05-25 12:50:45 PM  



/I'd hit it... maybe not
 
2005-05-25 02:16:24 PM  
Dear Flup:

The reason Arkansas has drive-thru windows at tabacky and liquor stores is so Baptists can make quick in-and-outs without being seen. We call them "Baptist windows."

What's the one thing major religions don't recognize? Jews don't recognize Jesus. Catholics don't recognize birth control. And Baptists don't recognize each other in the liquor stores.
 
2005-05-25 02:51:08 PM  
Dear U.S.

We have debit (bank) cards in the U.K. Don't you have Chip and PIN in the US? Even better than I.D.

Sincerely

Bored in the UK"

Dear UK,

We have the card swipe system, and we have PIN if it's a debit card. I.D. is hardly ever checked with regular credit cards, it's just 'swipe, sign any silly thing, and go'. As for PIN, the keypads can be observed from a variety of angles, and just by observation a person can get a good number of PINs just by hanging out at the local Wal-Mart, for instance.(snip)

Sincerely,
The United States of America


This is why I don't have a bank card. At least with a credit card, you aren't liable for fraudulant charges. With a bank card, all it takes is an asshat and an ATM and you've lost your entire bank account. In fact, many ATM cards now also double as credit cards, simply to gain this benifit.

They need to use thumbprints or iris scans or even ID if they ever want ATM cards to take off. A PIN is simply not enough protection.
 
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