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Shit that Pissed me off This Week – 1/4

Woman Accused of Scamming People in the Wake of the Newton Massacre

There’s no better way to show compassion for your fellow human beings than by trying to make money off of their misfortune.  In this case, a woman allegedly convinced people to donate money for the funeral of one of the Newton victims but kept the money for herself.

She, of course, denies that she had anything to do with the scam – even though it was run from her own personal gmail account.

Now, let’s be fair.  Her account might have been hacked.

Maybe she got this message on her computer!

That still means some asshole was using her account to profit off of the murder of a bunch of kids.  Who did it isn’t really the point, is it?  Someone decided that they needed money and figured that they’d make it the easy way.

Let’s hope they never find themselves in need of real charity.

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