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Old 05-01-08, 11:26 AM
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Man tries to cash $360 Billion check.

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcont...3795f.html?npc

Man accused of trying to cash check for $360,000,000,000

07:59 PM CDT on Wednesday, April 30, 2008
From Staff Reports

A man has been accused of attempting to pass a $360 billion check, which he claims was given to him by his girlfriend’s mother to start a record business, Fort Worth police said.


Charles Ray Fuller Charles Ray Fuller, 21, of Crowley, was arrested on April 22 on an accusation of forgery, police said.

Police responded to a report of a man attempting to pass the check about 4 p.m. that day at the Chase bank in the 8600 block of South Hulen Street, Fort Worth police Lt. Paul Henderson said.

The personal check was not made out to Mr. Fuller and when the bank contacted the check owner, the woman said she did not write a check for $360 billion.

Mr. Fuller was also accused of unlawful carrying of a weapon and possession of marijuana, Lt. Henderson said. He may also face a theft charge in Crowley.

Lt. Henderson said he did not know if Mr. Fuller and his girlfriend were still together.
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Bummer. One less zero and he might have walked out of there a rich man. He got greedy!
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Originally Posted by Thor Simpson
Bummer. One less zero and he might have walked out of there a rich man. He got greedy!


He could not have cashed the check if it had 6 less zeros. Some people fail at life.
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Originally Posted by Sebring98
The personal check was not made out to Mr. Fuller and when the bank contacted the check owner, the woman said she did not write a check for $360 billion.
That sounds so matter-of-fact. I bet she said a whole lot more than that.
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How'd you like to be the bank employee that had to make that call...

"Uh, ma'am, this is going to sound weird, but you didn't happen to write a check for 360 BILLION DOLLARS, did you?"
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I used to live close to that bank.
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Now how will he have enough money to eat this weekend?
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Close call. I read another story about this, and apparently the woman only had $358 billion in her checking account. Overdraft fees suck!
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$360 billion = 270867.52 Alfred E. Neuman bills... that's a lot of Mad money!

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But his plan was pure genius! A criminal mastermind like this shouldn't have failed!
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Originally Posted by jonw9
Now how will he have enough money to eat this weekend?
Easy. Just write a coupon.
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I post on the same Internet forum as a guy that used to live close to that bank!
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Originally Posted by jonw9
Now how will he have enough money to eat this weekend?
Back to food stamps and govn't cheese, I imagine...
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Originally Posted by KillerCannibal
... govn't cheese...


It's been over 20 years now, but I can still taste it...
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Originally Posted by Sebring98
A man has been accused of attempting to pass a $360 billion check, which he claims was given to him by his girlfriend’s mother to start a record business, Fort Worth police said.
"record business" as in a music store?

With $360 billion he'd still be bankrupt in a year.
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"Uhhhh, and could I get that in one billion dollar bills please...."
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The man at least went all out with this. Much respect to the man for having the balls/dumb-assity to try to pull this off.
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Ha! Kind of looks like he started with 340 billion and then decided he'd probably need an extra twenty billion to really get his record label off the ground.
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Originally Posted by jonw9
Now how will he have enough money to eat this weekend?
i got it and chuckled
even if noone else did
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I wonder what this guy's IQ is?
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Originally Posted by twikoff
i got it and chuckled
even if noone else did

Thank you.
I guess I am not very good at the Otter tie ins.

Maybe I should have mentioned something about "family friendly" instead!
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Originally Posted by jonw9
Thank you.
I guess I am not very good at the Otter tie ins.

Maybe I should have mentioned something about "family friendly" instead!
I got it. This is the second time this week you've made me spit coffee all over my desk.

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