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Old 01-16-19, 02:49 PM
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Chris Hansen, former host of "To Catch a Predator," arrested (bad checks)

Wow dude. what happened? I hope he figures this shit out.

The former host of "To Catch a Predator" was arrested

Chris Hansen got the Chris Hansen treatment, sort of, when Connecticut cops confronted him and then busted him ... for bouncing checks.

The former host of "To Catch a Predator" was arrested Monday in Stamford for larceny. Cops say he failed to pay a local vendor nearly $13,000 for stuff he'd purchased in 2017 ... and allegedly gave the guy the runaround with 2 bounced checks.

According to Stamford PD, Chris bought 355 mugs, 288 t-shirts and 650 vinyl decals from a mom-and-pop shop in town for marketing events he planned to attend. The owner says the goods were delivered, but Chris bailed on his $12,998.05 tab.
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Old 01-16-19, 02:51 PM
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I really hope someone in the PD told him to "have a seat" when they got to the office.
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re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a b

Is it possible for that quantity of stuff to cost 13 grand?
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re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a b

I know what everyone was thinking when they read the thread title...
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re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a b

Bwa-ha-ha!
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re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a b

Maybe he's opening a thrift store "To Catch a Deal."
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re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a b

Damn! I was so hoping it would be a pedo situation. I wonder if the cops confronted him with a chat log involving lascivious exchanges about 13-year-old t-shirts and posters.
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re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a b

Damn, you can get all that shit for way less than 13K even if they had custom work done to them. I guess he figured he got ripped off after the fact and decided not to pay.
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Would be an interesting situation if he went to prison where some pedos were. Would be painful.
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re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a b

Originally Posted by Mabuse View Post
Is it possible for that quantity of stuff to cost 13 grand?
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Damn, you can get all that shit for way less than 13K even if they had custom work done to them. I guess he figured he got ripped off after the fact and decided not to pay.
I think so. I don't deal in this stuff, but custom mugs could easily be $5 (probably more)? T-shirts could easily be $10. And we have no idea what kind of vinyl decal we're talking about. If it was large, could easily be $10 or more. So with very dirty math, that comes to over $11,000, not that far off from the total.
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Old 01-19-19, 10:32 AM
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re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a b

In that mugshot, he kinda looks like someone who would show up to the sting house.
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Old 01-20-19, 05:17 PM
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re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a b

Not sure why you guys are mocking him for the predator show.
Isn't that a good thing for him to do?
Now this business of not paying his bill he deserves whatever he has coming.
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Old 01-20-19, 10:59 PM
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Not sure why you guys are mocking him for the predator show.
Isn't that a good thing for him to do?
After a fashion, but let's face it, it was exploitation television, and I always found him sanctimonious. Cops should be doing these stings, not vigilante groups led by pompous TV hosts.
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re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a b

Originally Posted by whotony View Post
Not sure why you guys are mocking him for the predator show.
Isn't that a good thing for him to do?
Now this business of not paying his bill he deserves whatever he has coming.
The purpose of the program wasn't justice. It was to allow those who like to humiliate people to get their rocks off in a socially acceptable way. The climax of the program isn't when the man is prevented from committing a crime, it's when Chris Hansen taunts him.

The only reason it was acceptable is that the object of scorn was an obvious villain. It's the same sort of behavior as pelting accused witches with rotten eggs or burning crosses in the yards of uppity Negroes.
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Old 01-21-19, 01:18 PM
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Re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a

Originally Posted by whotony View Post
Not sure why you guys are mocking him for the predator show.
Isn't that a good thing for him to do?
Now this business of not paying his bill he deserves whatever he has coming.
Well, considering the types of people he "caught", they were hardly the nefarious and deviant types of men (and women) out there who prey on young kids. Chris just got the more subtle and in most cases...first-timers who were just looking on the net and was their first time (not to say they weren't doing something wrong, but these guys hardly fit the mold of a repeat offender or somebody who was repeatedly after young kids). If he was actually out to catch a predator, he would have been looking in places where most don't want to look. But Chris was a coward, and like others have said, just did it for fun. It did nothing to scare real predators from going after kids.
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Re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a

@ title change.
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Re: Chris Hansen ...The former host of "To Catch a Predator" arrested (caught with a

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The purpose of the program wasn't justice. It was to allow those who like to humiliate people to get their rocks off in a socially acceptable way. The climax of the program isn't when the man is prevented from committing a crime, it's when Chris Hansen taunts him.

The only reason it was acceptable is that the object of scorn was an obvious villain. It's the same sort of behavior as pelting accused witches with rotten eggs or burning crosses in the yards of uppity Negroes.
Okay.
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Re: Chris Hansen, former host of "To Catch a Predator," arrested (bad checks)

He should have used Vistaprint.
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Old 01-23-19, 07:38 PM
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Re: Chris Hansen, former host of "To Catch a Predator," arrested (bad checks)

Well...the charges have been dismissed.

Hansen's attorney argued the balance was paid in full. Judge apparently agreed, but said something to the effect of the case was dismissed....as long as no other charges were brought in the next year (12 months). Kinda reading conflicting accounts as he was released pending his future court appearance. Appears to be what is called Nolle Prosequi.

P.S. Ah ok, here's the scoop. Hansen paid the balance (his attorney presented documents). Judge then did a nolle. I think the reason for the nolle...is that Hansen has several other outstanding debts he has not paid from credit card issuers and other institutions. Kinda think this won't be going away anytime soon.

P.S.S. Hansen's house, last year was siezed by the bank. Hansen has also been evicted from his NY pad. Hansen's wife filed for divorce less than a week ago (or reported less than a week ago).

https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/loc...e-13543839.php


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I wasn't aware Chris Hansen was caught on video in 2011, taking a 30-year old local news reporter out on a date (Hansen is married). He racked up credit card bills then for that woman at local expensive hotels and restaurants. Let me guess...this guy preys on younger cuties...impresses them with his credit card limits.

But yeah, to catch a predator.

What a fucking joke this guy is.

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