The dumb scams people try to pull never cease to amaze us. Take Chandon L. Simms, 23, of Monroe, LA. He walked into his local Walmart, grabbed a 42″ Sanyo Plasma TV, removed its price tag and affixed one that would scan for only $4.88.
He then proceeded to the self-check out where he paid $4.88 for the TV. When he was stopped at the door, he produced a receipt for a TV he had purchased earlier that day. His plan was to then return the TV he purchased earlier and keep the one he paid $4.88 for.
Except it didn’t work. Simms was arrested and now resides at the Ouachita Correctional Center. Hope it was worth it!
Man Pays $4.88 for Plasma TV at Wal-Mart [Sentinal]