Man arrested in Texas for trying to cash $360 billion check

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  1. Victor ch macrumors 6502a

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    Well, what can I say? He had marijuana, and a gun with him, I guess if the bank bounced the check then he'll steal (whilst being high) those 360 BIllion dollars :p

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  2. Luis macrumors 65816

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  3. Sun Baked macrumors G5

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    Are you sure the idiot trying to cash the family check for a new record company wasn't Edgar Bronfman Jr.?
     
  4. Koodauw macrumors 68040

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    Well this kid was only 21, so I doubt it was Bronfman, unless money buys yout as well.
     
  5. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    I think he just wanted gas money...

    Woof, Woof - Dawg [​IMG]
     
  6. Sun Baked macrumors G5

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    Probably a graduate of the Texas school system, and thus it is quite reasonable that the idiot cannot figure out how many zeros are in a $360 check.
     
  7. Abstract macrumors Penryn

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    That's hilarious. That cheque was probably only for $360 million, not billion.....stupid thief.
     
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  9. siurpeeman macrumors 603

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    no, it really was for $360 billion. however, that six looks like it was a four. greedy bastard wanted an extra $20B. :)

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. runplaysleeprun macrumors 6502a

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    Save for IQ's, seemingly.
     
  12. arkitect macrumors 601

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    Well, the guy must have thought to himself…
    "In for a penny, in for a pound"…

    Mind, judging by the quality of the checque it would have been a miracle if he had been able to cash it for a Dollar. :eek:

    Idiot.
     
  13. runplaysleeprun macrumors 6502a

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    I think the picture is a picture of a copy of the check, not the original. It looks like a faxed copy.
     
  14. g4cubed macrumors 6502a

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    lmao how true :p
     
  15. Abstract macrumors Penryn

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    Um........ they're "only" #40, which isn't even the bottom.
     

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  16. iJohnHenry macrumors P6

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    So, $360B, in 10's would weigh 79,295,154 pounds, or 39,648 tons.

    We won't even speak of volume. :eek:
     
  17. emw macrumors G4

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    Oddly enough, his bail money looked like this:

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  18. runplaysleeprun macrumors 6502a

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    Haha, i've never seen this before.
     
  19. ChrisA macrumors G4

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    Locally there is this religous group that hands out $1,000,000 bills. They look half real, sort of. At least they are green and have a picture in the center. THeire message is in fine print.

    Some woman at Target used one to buy some gum. She wanted the gum and $999,999.95 in change. You have to feel sorry for her. I think she thought (1) the bill was real and (2) they would have that much cash in the register.

    It turns out that many people in Mexico never go to school. She just saw all those zeors and saw "lots of money, maybe hundreds".

    They did arrest her too charged with passing counterfeit bills
     
  20. RedTomato macrumors 68040

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    [​IMG]

    Nice chart but I call BS.

    Average IQs, taken over several hundred thousand people, just doesn't vary that much. Top ranking state is shown as average of 113, and bottom ranking state is 85, which is marginally above moronic.

    I would expect the genuine range of rankings to be about 96-104. Highly suspect polling going on here.
     
  21. Koodauw macrumors 68040

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    Well I think the results support the chart! :p
     
  22. Sun Baked macrumors G5

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    You sure you have moved from Utah recently ... to improve your score.
     
  23. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    That chart is a hoax.

    (And let's try to keep this non-political. We can all laugh at a guy trying to cash a $360 billion check, so let's stick with that.)
     
  24. ArmyKnight12 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Totally agree.
     

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