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Thu Dec 20, 2012, 12:32 AM

 

Amid Newtown Tragedy, Scam Artists Creep In

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Source: AP

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 taking away from families and the spirits of dead kids."

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Vulture capitalism at its finest. Banksters would be proud.

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Response to Nanjing to Seoul (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 12:34 AM

1. vomitus in extremis

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Response to Nanjing to Seoul (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 12:35 AM

2. I consider the marketers of

bullet proof backpacks to be vultures of their own sort..

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Thu Dec 20, 2012, 12:36 AM

3. Locking, sorry. LBN Dupe. Please continue discussion on LBN link below

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Previous LBN OP here: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014343120

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