Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Man accused of fast food scam

This fast food scam caught my attention not because of its similarity to extortion scams like the 'Wendy's chili finger' incident, but because the suspect wasn't out for money, just free food....apparently a lot of it. The alleged scammer weighs 500 pounds.

George Jolicoeur, 33, was arrested yesterday in Siminole County, Florida on "suspicion of scamming fast-food restaurants out of large amounts of milk shakes and tacos," according to WKMG-TV. Evidently, Jolicoeur would call or visit restaurants posing as a police officer or firefighter and ask for a refund saying there was hair in his food.

1 comment:

jessicanala said...

i run a food court store. people try so hard to scam us. now they say they bought a plate days ago and were either charged twice to their card, or too much. of course they don't have their receipt. also, people come up days later and say they didn't like their food from 3 days ago. most of the time they want the cash or they want a free meal but they usually don't get it. you can't can't do anything with out a receipt.