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Fake Money For Strippers
Damon Armagost probably thought he had a pretty good scam going. He had printed up some fake $100 bills from an image he downloaded off the internet. He was then using this counterfeit money to pay for lap dances at a strip club. He must have thought the strippers would never notice the money was fake. Unfortunately for him, they did and alerted the police, who arrested Armagost and charged him with manufacturing and passing counterfeit currency.

Carl Sifakis, in his book Hoaxes and Scams, reports on a similar scam called "tishing a lady." It involves paying a prostitute with tissue paper instead of real money. The con artist flashes a large bill at the prostitute and makes a show of stuffing it into her stocking. But in reality he palms the bill and stuffs in tissue paper instead.

Sifakis writes that the con-artist Count Victor Lustig frequently used this scam. He would "warn the female that he had given her trick money, and if she removed it before the following day it would turn to tissue paper. The lady would promise to comply with the rules, but as soon as Lustig left, she would remove her reward; alas, it had indeed turned to tissue paper."
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Posted by The Curator on Mon Aug 27, 2007


yow... how do I say this and not appear to be a sexist shlub? Ah, screw it... follow me here- would it not have some pinch of justice in this soup if some of the accoutrements of the afforementioned entertainers were indeed themselves, simacrulums, artifices, misrepresentations, as it were? (chirp crickk) Implants. Silicone. Botox, tanning salons, whale juice. The whole magilla. You know, fake money for fake boobs, or boobs with fake money, ba dum pum yadda yadda. No? I know, you can't eat fake money, but you can't ea- no, I'm not going there. Nice try tho
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Mon Aug 27, 2007  at  02:33 PM
I'm sorry, but I just don't buy the story of the Count. That some people (really, really stupid people) might be fooled, sure. But that woman after woman would be fooled...nah. People whose employment, whatever employment that may be, requires them to take money from customers just would not be that naive. I mean, sheesh, she would check before he left, naturally. In fact, she'd probably check and then put the money safely away somewhere beforehand. Payment comes before services are rendered, or so I understand.
Posted by Kathleen  in  Indiana, USA  on  Mon Aug 27, 2007  at  05:36 PM
Oh, how hysterical. Buy services from somebody (somebody who really needs the money, or else they wouldn't be doing such a demeaning job) and then pay them with fake money. What a hoot. Gosh, wouldn't it be funny if everyone's pay cheque turned out to be tissue paper? Wouldn't that just be a riot of laughs? Maybe try going to the local shop and buying your week's groceries with fake money - I'm sure the shopkeeper will just double in laughter when he realises the money is fake.
Posted by Nona  in  London  on  Tue Aug 28, 2007  at  08:23 AM
I would pull prank like this one, seriously
Posted by buy backlinks  on  Mon Nov 19, 2007  at  08:36 AM
Ha Ha thats very funny the guy was getting off on a load of fake stuff paid with fake money. looks like the strippers were not that stupid the guy got busted.
Posted by Mortgage Advisor  on  Mon Jul 28, 2008  at  11:19 AM
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Posted by Mia Jovovich  on  Wed Nov 11, 2009  at  01:43 PM
Just shows you that women are not to be fooled with.
Posted by Heinrich  in  South Africa  on  Mon Dec 14, 2009  at  04:51 PM
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