Credulous Couple Scammed of their Life Savings in Gold for Worthless Statue

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Credulous Couple Scammed of their Life Savings in Gold for Worthless Statue

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:53 pm

Kampong Thom, Cambodia News: On August 8, 2018, at 11 am, a 46-year-old man and his wife Roeun Pi, 44-year-old, got scammed into exchanging their life savings in gold for a small worthless statue, in Kampong Thom.
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The police said that on August 5, two unknown suspects drove into a small village where they met the victims, saying they were looking for some land to buy. Then, on August 8, the suspects called the victims to say that they had a fabulous statue which was like a treasure, and they would sell it to them for only $10,000.
So the victims went and dug up all the gold that they were saving for their retirement, and they gave it to these people because they trusted them.
Unfortunately, the people they trusted were crooks, who took the gold from the victims, and then left them with a statue that is worth nothing. Eventually, the victims realised that they had been scammed, and they didn't know what to do because they were ashamed of having being so foolish. However, they told their neighbor, who called the police, and the authorities are now on the outlook for the scammers.
(Needless to say, the scammers were not answering their telephone.)
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Re: Credulous Couple Scammed of their Life Savings in Gold for Worthless Statue

Post by Duncan » Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:44 am

Goes to show how stupid some people are. Why did they not just sell their Lexus to get the 10,000 dollars and leave their life savings in gold in the ground.
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Re: Credulous Couple Scammed of their Life Savings in Gold for Worthless Statue

Post by prahocalypse now » Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:55 am

They are also stupid for believing that something so small is a statue. I'd call it a figurine or a statuette.

It's amazing that a pair of imbeciles such as this couple could amass 10K in savings.
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Post by console » Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:02 pm

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Re: Credulous Couple Scammed of their Life Savings in Gold for Worthless Statue

Post by sousadeyy » Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:42 pm

Who has 10k buried in the ground????
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Post by Duncan » Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:13 pm

sousadeyy wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:42 pm
Who has 10k buried in the ground????


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Re: Credulous Couple Scammed of their Life Savings in Gold for Worthless Statue

Post by cptrelentless » Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:49 pm

What is the statue supposed to do? Maybe they aren't using it correctly
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