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Wed Dec 19, 2012, 10:10 PM

Amid Newtown tragedy, scam artists creep in

Source: AP-Excite

By CHRISTINA REXRODE and ROBERT RAY

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - The family of Noah Pozner was mourning the 6-year-old, killed in the Newtown school massacre, when outrage compounded their sorrow.

Someone they didn't know was soliciting donations in Noah's memory, claiming that they'd send any cards, packages and money collected to his parents and siblings. An official-looking website had been set up, with Noah's name as the address, even including petitions on gun control.

Noah's uncle, Alexis Haller, called on law enforcement authorities to seek out "these despicable people."

"These scammers," he said, "are stealing from the families of victims of this horrible tragedy."

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Read more: http://apnews.excite.com/article/20121219/DA394PMG0.html





This Nov. 13, 2012 photo provided by the family via The Washington Post shows Noah Pozner. The six-year-old was one of the victims in the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Family Photo)

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Omaha Steve Dec 2012 OP
deutsey Dec 2012 #1
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Barack_America Dec 2012 #4
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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 10:12 PM

1. A whole new meaning to "vulture capitalism"

And a new low...

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 10:21 PM

2. Hey, why not?

The political and religious scammers are already at it big time.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 10:22 PM

3. We should check to see if the the Mittster and Queen Anne are involved

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 10:52 PM

4. There is a special place in hell...

Revolting.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 11:11 PM

5. Junior Vulture Capitalists

...Human excrement beings. What will they NOT do to make a fast buck??? This makes me sick to my stomach!

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 12:36 AM

6. Kick! n/t

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 03:33 AM

7. damn

it's still so very hard for me to look at the pictures of those kids

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 05:18 AM

8. seek out "these despicable people.......

and publish their names with photos for all to see in your national press.

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