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(Daily Sparks Tribune)   If you're going to try to pass off counterfeit payroll checks, make sure you spell the company's name correctly   ( divider line
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2003-02-14 10:07:27 AM  
Anybody heard from Wicked Wanda recently?
2003-02-14 03:36:16 PM  
What do you mean, you won't cash an ENRON payroll check!!!
2003-02-14 03:36:24 PM  
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2003-02-14 03:36:47 PM  
i could see a few farkers doing the same thing, what with their bad spelling and all

/i kid, i kid
2003-02-14 03:38:42 PM  
Haha. Public schools?
2003-02-14 03:39:16 PM  

2003-02-14 03:39:26 PM  
This whole thread deserves an tag from the get-go, for the number of Farkers who will comment on the story but have spelling mistakes in their post.
2003-02-14 03:40:06 PM  
Or bad html...
2003-02-14 03:40:19 PM  
This whole thread deserves an ironic tag from the get-go, for the number of Farkers who will comment on the story but have spelling mistakes in their post.
2003-02-14 03:40:36 PM  
Why wouldn't this person just throw a bunch of toy planes with the "Broyhill Furniture" logo into a bathtub, then peel the logo off and stick it on the check?

Also- misspelling a proper name is almost excusable. But "furmiture" come on!
2003-02-14 03:42:00 PM  
Spelling Nazi unavailable for commment, busy peeing his/her pants laughing

BTW, any word what they were buying with the money? How much meth does $498 buy?
2003-02-14 03:43:20 PM  
2003-02-14 03:43:55 PM  
Anyone wanna buy a Rolecks watch? A 2-hour money back guarantee as long as it doesn't get wet or sees daylight. Also have a toyoda if anyone's interested.
2003-02-14 03:45:13 PM  
So what's up with the Farscape banner, are they trying to say "hurry up and watch the last couple episodes of a series which you'll never understand without a primer?"
2003-02-14 03:45:34 PM  
I think Frank Abagnale is one of the 2 men responsible for this one.
2003-02-14 03:45:49 PM  
...they would have gotten away with it," Wright said.

if it wasn't for those meddling typos.
2003-02-14 03:46:21 PM  
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2003-02-14 03:46:34 PM  
$498? I hope that's per day
2003-02-14 03:47:38 PM  
I used to work for them:

Boryhell Furnetur

Thats what my peychek said.
2003-02-14 03:48:18 PM  
wait a sec, "wasn't for?" that doesn't sound right at all. :(
2003-02-14 03:50:52 PM  
Skinink: Whut teh hell are yuo tlaking about? I tihnk my spelling's jsut fine! You're so dumm. You crak me up sumetimes. Hehe
2003-02-14 03:53:11 PM  
That makes me feel better. I live in Caldwell County, the suburb of Hickory.
2003-02-14 03:53:21 PM  
HellsBelle Ah, but it is, because of the "it." Remove the rest of the words in the sentence and it becomes clearer.

"It wasn't"


"It weren't"
2003-02-14 03:54:21 PM  
I once prosecuted a woman who did the same thing, except she was trying to cash a state welfare check at a liquor store. She (or the computer she used) couldn't spell "Tallahassee" correctly on the check.
2003-02-14 03:54:42 PM  
why would you drive around with your software and all the checks and printer? isnt it wise to cut out as much incrimination as possible?
2003-02-14 03:57:24 PM  
Homer: "Look at these low, low prices on famous brand name electronics!"
Bart: "Don't be a sap, Dad. These are just crappy knock-offs."
Homer: "I know a genuine Panaphonics when I see it. And look, there's Magnetbox, and Sorny!"
2003-02-14 04:00:50 PM  
Can you make a comic about my friends?
Tey are totally obsessed with you!

day, yo!

2003-02-14 04:01:35 PM  
I once worked at a place where someone had gotten our account numbers but made up a fake company name and started writing checks with that information.

The first one to come through was for about $60 to McDonald's with "Company Party" written in the memo space. We got such a kick out of it, we kept it around to laugh at for a couple days before heading back down to the bank to contest it.

I suppose McDonald's wouldn't be as likely to question your counterfeit check as, say, Chez Snobby's but if you're going to write a bad check which will be found out fairly shortly, wouldn't you want the biggest bang for your buck? I'm just sayin...
2003-02-14 04:06:10 PM  
why would you drive around with your software and all the checks and printer? isnt it wise to cut out as much incrimination as possible?

But if you leave it at home, it could get lost when your meth lab blows up.
2003-02-14 04:06:39 PM  
Pinkpower, I can assure you that the news in NW Wyoming is far far more pointless than that of the Charlotte area. They had a lead story last night about how to protect your home from a terror if a terrorist is going to seek out targets in Pocatello, Idaho or some old mining camp in bumblefark egypt, wyoming....I sometimes watch it just to see how bad it sucks.
2003-02-14 04:09:46 PM  
bad Czech's?......I say send em back to Poland where they belong....

Hickory is actually a nice town to pass through....
2003-02-14 04:09:56 PM  
Micah476, I'll bet the news told you to wrap your houses in plastic, didn't they? Hee hee

I think local news is pretty stupid all over, though. I live in Seattle and we get things like, "Find out which of these soda pops can KILLLLLL you, tonight at 11."
2003-02-14 04:23:24 PM  
OMG, that's funny. !! dumbasses.
2003-02-14 04:26:26 PM  
I am smart, I am smart, S-M-R-T, I mean S-M-A-R-T :-D
2003-02-14 04:30:08 PM  
Police are looking for two men who tried to pass a $498 counterfeit payroll check bearing the name "Boryhill Furmiture" on Monday afternoon.
The company's name is Broyhill Furniture.

*gasp* Really? I never would have guessed!

2003-02-14 04:30:43 PM  
But if you leave it at home, it could get lost when your meth lab blows up.

Oh Ya! I should have known. now whos the idiot *wipes tear
2003-02-14 04:31:09 PM  
This is what happens when you put technology in the hands of idiots. This is also what happens when you put the Internet in the computers of AOL users.
2003-02-14 04:34:48 PM  
One of the cheques that was refused was immediately recognized as counterfit:

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The hand writing was too neat to be 'Gorge Bush's'" the teller declared.

2003-02-14 04:37:06 PM  
Pinkpower: The gargoyle letters are a hoot! Thanks for the laugh. I needed that today.
2003-02-14 04:37:29 PM  
Don't forget the Loomis Fargo Heist in Charlotte years ago. That was farktastic! One guy spent most of his cash on a new home with a wine cellar that he stocked with Pabst.
2003-02-14 04:41:43 PM  
There are some really stupid criminals in that area. Most of which played for the Panthers. Caruth anyone? "Oh shiat, de gonna ketch me, betta hide up in this Corolla trunk."
2003-02-14 05:23:03 PM  
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2003-02-14 05:39:05 PM  
Woah! That gargoyle thing was GREAT! I needed that today!
2003-02-14 06:14:11 PM  
"It's a case where spellcheck would have come in handy."


2003-02-14 09:22:17 PM  
Woohoo! My hometown! I am so proud.
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