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Restaurant scammer busted!

SHE FOUND WORMS IN HER FOOD -- MAYBE BECAUSE SHE PUT THEM THERE

March 7, 2008
BY ANDY GRIMM Post-Tribune

They were nearly done with their meal when the woman started making a scene.

"There are worms in my salad", she loudly complained at a crowded Applebee's restaurant in northwest Indiana Tuesday night.

Tiffany Vance and Christopher Egnatz got an apology -- and walked out without paying their $57 tab, according to police.

The couple left the Schererville restaurant. And that might have been that but for one slip: Vance forgot her purse.

A waitress looked inside for her wallet to contact her and found . . . a plastic container of maggot-like bee-moth larvae.

The police were called. As an officer took a report, Egnatz returned, looking for the purse, and he and Vance were arrested.

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Originally Posted by 12thmonkey
SHE FOUND WORMS IN HER FOOD -- MAYBE BECAUSE SHE PUT THEM THERE

March 7, 2008
BY ANDY GRIMM Post-Tribune

They were nearly done with their meal when the woman started making a scene.

"There are worms in my salad", she loudly complained at a crowded Applebee's restaurant in northwest Indiana Tuesday night.

Tiffany Vance and Christopher Egnatz got an apology -- and walked out without paying their $57 tab, according to police.

The couple left the Schererville restaurant. And that might have been that but for one slip: Vance forgot her purse.

A waitress looked inside for her wallet to contact her and found . . . a plastic container of maggot-like bee-moth larvae.

The police were called. As an officer took a report, Egnatz returned, looking for the purse, and he and Vance were arrested.

Nice face. This is in the middle of rural Indiana.
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Old 03-07-08, 09:31 AM
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People must pull scams like this all the time. I found a screw in my food at a restaurant one time and when the owner came out to discuss the situation with me I got even more pissed off.

He didn't come out and say that I must have put the screw in the food, but what he did say was that he went all through the kitchen and didn't see any screws that matched that one and he couldn't imagine where it came from.
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Old 03-07-08, 09:37 AM
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I had a waiter spill an entire diet coke down my back once and they did nothing for me other than offer me a small bar towell. It was a very nice Italian place, I would have thought they would have at least offered to pay for the cleaning of my clothes or something. Not even a dime taken off the bill....
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Originally Posted by Kittydreamer
I had a waiter spill an entire diet coke down my back once and they did nothing for me other than offer me a small bar towell. It was a very nice Italian place, I would have thought they would have at least offered to pay for the cleaning of my clothes or something. Not even a dime taken off the bill....
Moral of the story: always carry a plastic container of maggot-like bee-moth larvae and NEVER FORGET your purse
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Man - that chick defines FUGLY.....
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Originally Posted by 12thmonkey
Moral of the story: always carry a plastic container of maggot-like bee-moth larvae and NEVER FORGET your purse
Yes. Agreed.
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Why is not a surprise that out of all the food they ordered, she chose to sabotage the salad?
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Once at an Olive Garden, the waiter spilled a little water on my leather jacket, he offerred to pay for cleaning, but it was just a little water, I declined. He gave us free desserts instead.
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And this, ladies and gentlemen, is why I hate people.
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It warms my heart when I see stories like this, of pieces of shit being caught.
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$57 for two people at an Applebee's? They must have really pigged out or been knocking back the brewskis. Judging by her picture, I would venture to guess both.
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The punishment should be that she has to wash dishes there for a week -

But... they will write her a ticket and she will pay a small fine.
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Originally Posted by trubiet
This is in the middle of rural Indiana.

And? There aren't any ugly fat people were you live?
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People like that should be labeled and not allowed in public restaurants for a defined time. I know its hard to enforce but fun to think of
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what a completely sleazy thing...

i bet she bragged to her friends how she ate free in them 'fancy gourmet' restaurants like Applebee's...
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And? There aren't any ugly fat people were you live?
Not what I meant at all... I live in WI, there are plenty of fat people here. I've driven through that town several times on the way to Florida. There is pretty much no town, just a couple of exits with a ton of restaraunts and gas stations.
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Originally Posted by Sweet Baby James
$57 for two people at an Applebee's? They must have really pigged out or been knocking back the brewskis. Judging by her picture, I would venture to guess both.
Or you could have a glass of water and an appetizer in the Applebee's in Times Square... About the same price.
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make her eat the little maggies from the bottle. that'll show her.



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Originally Posted by FantasticVSDoom
Or you could have a glass of water and an appetizer in the Applebee's in Times Square... About the same price.
That's what you get for living in the Big Apple!
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The irony is that the worms were probably healthier than whatever she ordered.
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The irony is that the worms were probably healthier than whatever she ordered.
True.
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Somebody needs to photochop that woman and make her a medusa with worms instead of snakes!

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