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And now, a way NOT to use makeup: posing as your (dead) mother

June 17, 2009

Sorry for the gruesomeness, but another weird story:

A 49-year-old New York man was arrested for continuously coming to the bank wearing a wig, heavy makeup, and walking stick to pose as his dead mother so he could collect her social security checks.
He’s been doing this for six years, and has claimed about $115,000!

BBC reports:

“I held my mother when she was dying and breathed in her last breath, so I am my mother,” Mr Prusik-Parkin said when he was arrested, according to police.

Read more here and to see the pic of him in his ridiculous getup!


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