Beauty - "The Lovely"

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!

x
Shy

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>