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Case closed: KFC confirms employee did NOT kick out 3-year-old pit bull attack victim ...
NY Daily News ^ | June 25, 2014 | Sara Goldstein

Posted on 06/25/2014 5:17:32 AM PDT by Uncle Chip

Hours after a Mississippi family reassured the public Tuesday that their story of a little 3-year-old disfigured girl getting kicked out of a Jackson KFC was true, the fast food giant confirmed that two different investigations proved it was a hoax....

But KFC, who pledged $30,000 to the girl’s family for her care, easily debunked the tall tale, finding, for example, that Mullins and little Victoria never set foot in a Jackson KFC on May 15, much less were kicked out.

One investigation was carried out by KFC, while a third party did a more thorough review.

“Neither revealed any evidence that the incident occurred and we consider the investigation closed,” KFC said in a statement Tuesday afternoon.

The family had earlier posted on a Facebook page dedicated to tracking the girl’s recovery that the story was not a hoax.

“It is not over until KFC releases a statement,” the family wrote.

But after KFC closed the case, the family dismantled the Facebook page and could not be reached for comment.

And the gofundme.com campaign page for the girl was suspended and refunds offered to those who had donated, CNN reported.

"In lieu of the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the 'Victoria's Victories' online fundraising effort, GoFundMe has temporarily suspended the campaign until the full truth is made clear," ....

KFC says it will donate $30,000 to little Victoria, despite the fact the investigation found the ejection claim to be a hoax.

The Laurel Leader-Call broke the story of the hoax Monday night after unnamed sources gave some of the damning details the KFC third party investigation had found.

What is not in dispute is what happened to little Victoria: She was mauled in April by three of her grandfather’s pit bulls during a visit to his home....

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Conspiracy; Society
KEYWORDS: doggieping; hoax; kfc; pitbull; pitbulls
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1 posted on 06/25/2014 5:17:32 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

The rednecks had pit bulls around a child. I question anyone that stupid.


2 posted on 06/25/2014 5:22:19 AM PDT by boycott
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To: Uncle Chip

Do not fall for the sob stories that these grifters post online, hoping to get cash. Usually, these crooks use children to get their ill-gotten gains. Help those you know need help in your family and in your church. If everyone did that, these hoaxes would decrease.


3 posted on 06/25/2014 5:24:53 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: boycott

Was the grandmother who did this hoax the pit bulls owner’s wife?


4 posted on 06/25/2014 5:25:43 AM PDT by Mercat
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To: Uncle Chip
What is not in dispute is what happened to little Victoria: She was mauled in April by three of her grandfather’s pit bulls during a visit to his home....

Pit bulls... again.

5 posted on 06/25/2014 5:26:14 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If it doesn't include border security, it isn't "reform." It's called "amnesty.")
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To: Uncle Chip

The family using this little girls misfortune are the definition of PWT.


6 posted on 06/25/2014 5:28:00 AM PDT by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissinger)
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To: boycott

Grandpa Col.Fried Chicken is like the southern Santa Clause to the lying pit bull redneck con artists. Hope KFC structured the donation so only the girl benefits from it.


7 posted on 06/25/2014 5:30:14 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Uncle Chip

This is a bizarre story. It seemed credible because there were newspaper articles where reporters claimed they had even contacted the manager, they had names, etc. But it turned out that the particular KFC branch had closed some time ago, that the little girl was actually in the hospital when the incident supposedly happened, etc.

Definitely grifters, and you feel bad that the little girl, on top of everything else, has a family like this. I think it’s good of KFC to provide the $30,000, but I hope somebody files charges against granny or otherwise she’ll probably spend the rest of her life living on the fraudulent exploitation of her grand-daughter’s injuries. What a creep.


8 posted on 06/25/2014 5:30:57 AM PDT by livius
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To: Uncle Chip

I was suspicious from the get-go. Who eats at KFC anymore?


9 posted on 06/25/2014 5:33:30 AM PDT by YourAdHere (I flip off all Obama bumper stickers.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Can’t someone be charged with theft by deception?

I have the white trash granny in mind. She doesn’t look like a stranger to the clink.


10 posted on 06/25/2014 5:34:08 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: YourAdHere

Not since one time in the mid 90s, maybe.


11 posted on 06/25/2014 5:35:25 AM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.q)
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To: txrefugee

I believe you are right.
If you wanted to help the girl because she got mauled, thats fine. But don’t help her just because she supposedly got her feelings hurt.
People were not donating because they wanted to help her. They were donating to protest the “bullying” by KFC.

There’s a sucker born every minute.


12 posted on 06/25/2014 5:36:11 AM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: livius

It makes you wonder if the author of the original story was in on the scam —

Did the crack journalist even bother to ask the granny grifter to show her the receipt for the tea and potatoes???

Where was this journalist when this original interview took place???


13 posted on 06/25/2014 5:36:31 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Mercat

That would explain a lot, wouldn’t it? Guilty conscience. Invent a story to illicit donations to avoid doing the right thing and paying for the child’s medical bills themselves.
That breed should be outlawed. I don’t care how many advocates they have.


14 posted on 06/25/2014 5:36:37 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: YourAdHere

Everyone who fell for this story should go to KFC and buy a bucket of chicken for their penance.


15 posted on 06/25/2014 5:37:40 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Yum. Extra crispy. Mashed potatoes and gravy for the sides. Carb heaven.


16 posted on 06/25/2014 5:41:32 AM PDT by Mercat
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To: Uncle Chip
"KFC says it will donate $30,000 to little Victoria, despite the fact the investigation found the ejection claim to be a hoax. "

KFC has been more than decent about this, but I hope yhey have some way to make sure he money goes to the little girl and no to her crooked kinfolks, who should be in jail.

17 posted on 06/25/2014 5:42:40 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (Lord, save Your people and bless Your inheritance; give victory to the faithful over their adversary)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

I would hope they would get a visit from child welfare.

It would not surprise me if they deliberately put that toddler in there with those dogs so they could use her injuries for a fundraiser — but the injuries turned out to be worse than they expected.

I have not heard from or seen a mother or father — are they in the picture anywhere???


18 posted on 06/25/2014 5:42:50 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Mercat

I believe so.


19 posted on 06/25/2014 5:44:48 AM PDT by boycott
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To: boycott; Mercat

Yep — she is the exwife of the pitbull owner


20 posted on 06/25/2014 5:47:36 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

What a lowlife disgusting family. The parents need to do jail time to set the proper example for this poor girl.


21 posted on 06/25/2014 5:51:10 AM PDT by montag813
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To: Uncle Chip

Reminds me of that Turd Mark Kelly dragging around his wife the former U.S. House Rep. For his own 15 minutes of fame.


22 posted on 06/25/2014 5:54:05 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: boycott

You sure these were rednecks? These days, Jackson, MS and pitbulls points more to holders people.


23 posted on 06/25/2014 5:55:59 AM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

I just read another article about it, which said $135,000 in donations had come in from people who fell for the story. That is more than “chicken feed”.


24 posted on 06/25/2014 5:56:27 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Agreed. KFC has every right to sue these people out of existence. Classy of them to still stand by their donation.


25 posted on 06/25/2014 6:16:25 AM PDT by crusadersoldier
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To: Uncle Chip
Everyone who fell for this story should go to KFC and buy a bucket of chicken for their penance.

They will anyway!

26 posted on 06/25/2014 6:18:17 AM PDT by YourAdHere (I flip off all Obama bumper stickers.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Typical white trash!


27 posted on 06/25/2014 6:23:24 AM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian *born again believer in Jesus Christ* Black Man!)
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To: crusadersoldier

They should start by suing WAPT and Angela Williams in Mississippi for not checking out the basic facts of the story:

http://www.wapt.com/news/central-mississippi/girl-scarred-by-pit-bull-attack-reportedly-asked-to-leave-restaurant/26477388?tru=3Fi7w#ixzz34XjXFyLx


28 posted on 06/25/2014 6:27:20 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: X-spurt

I’ve seen an interview of the woman. I am profiling here but I doubt they are holder people. Unless they’re union or on the government welfare dime.


29 posted on 06/25/2014 6:27:55 AM PDT by boycott
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To: X-spurt

You must not live in the South...pits are an absolute requirement for either white or black trash. No home is complete without one. Or three.


30 posted on 06/25/2014 6:31:23 AM PDT by livius
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To: boycott; X-spurt

They are the kind of people who in an argument about pitbulls would claim that its not the dog — it’s the owner.


31 posted on 06/25/2014 6:32:43 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

This sounds like that Honey Boo Boo family. Can’t stand that show.


32 posted on 06/25/2014 6:34:05 AM PDT by McGruff (What if we bombed our own citizens?)
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To: livius

Or 10 — as in this case.


33 posted on 06/25/2014 6:34:06 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

They are the kind of people who in an argument about pitbulls would claim that its not the dog — it’s the owner.


Yep. The your girlalmost gets killed and has her face shredded because of these dentally-challenged rednecks.


34 posted on 06/25/2014 6:41:17 AM PDT by boycott
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To: boycott

If you own pit bulls you are stupid by definition.


35 posted on 06/25/2014 6:42:19 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: montag813

Lyndon Johnson sure delivered a Great Society to us.Or should I say inflicted upon us.


36 posted on 06/25/2014 6:44:23 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Uncle Chip

Yah, well, you notice they didn’t deny the “Kentucky Fried” rat in the
box of chicken story from forty some odd years ago.....


37 posted on 06/25/2014 6:48:40 AM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: livius
You must not live in the South...pits are an absolute requirement for either white or black trash. No home is complete without one. Or three.

An absolute requirement for white trash here in corrupt soviet Red Hampshire, as well.

38 posted on 06/25/2014 6:53:19 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Wow. What astoundingly pathetic journalism.

Almost 5 weeks to report it was a hoax...

What difference does it make? The damage is done, the hype is out. It even got the hackles of the pit bull haters at FR going (as recently as just this morning).

This is a test, a test of the US national media system.

You have failed; you don’t measure up.


39 posted on 06/25/2014 6:53:50 AM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: Wiser now
That breed should be outlawed. I don’t care how many advocates they have.

Pit Bulls or White Trash?

40 posted on 06/25/2014 7:08:08 AM PDT by KevinB (Barack Obama: Our first black, gay, Kenyan, Muslim president!)
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To: Uncle Chip

These hoaxers need to be brought to justice.


41 posted on 06/25/2014 7:08:26 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: YourAdHere
Who eats at KFC anymore?

Me, sometimes, when my cardiologist ain't looking.

42 posted on 06/25/2014 7:10:05 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

I hope they can place the money in a trust for her, or something.

I just can’t get over the shamelessness. No doubt the grandmother is sorry she was caught, but ashamed of her actions? I would bet the answer is no.


43 posted on 06/25/2014 7:22:37 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

“KFC says it will donate $30,000 to little Victoria, despite the fact the investigation found the ejection claim to be a hoax.”

I think this just enables and encourages fraudsters.


44 posted on 06/25/2014 7:45:51 AM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: KevinB

YES! LOL I realized I could have been more clear about three seconds after I posted that. The answer is both.
I am a grandmother. How that woman could behave like that I do not understand. I would get rid of any pet I thought would hurt a child, before that child was born.


45 posted on 06/25/2014 7:46:31 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

The whole family of grifters was in on it — the mom and dad who knew granny was lying can be seen in the original story here on WAPT:

http://www.wapt.com/news/central-mississippi/girl-scarred-by-pit-bull-attack-reportedly-asked-to-leave-restaurant/26477388?tru=3IfwZ#ixzz34XjXFyLx

and they featured pitbulls in the segment — but of course little Victoria was more afraid of a KFC chickenwing than those pitbulls the newswoman showed chained up.


46 posted on 06/25/2014 7:58:55 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

That was an interesting clip, and not in a good way. The lies just flowed from that woman’s tongue with ease.

I wonder how they explained it all to the little girl? “Honey, we’re going to make up a story about us getting kicked out of the KFC so they’ll give us some money. So you smile at the camera, now.”


47 posted on 06/25/2014 8:20:12 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Uncle Chip

This is more good news. The Left’s vilification of American businesses is failing.

We live in the Age of Distrust.


48 posted on 06/25/2014 8:26:54 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: CatherineofAragon

The clip is interesting —

Does anyone really think that this little girls mom [and dad] would let her out of their sight for a minute after this dog-mauling much less after she got out of the hospital after a monthlong stay in critical care.

And yet this bimbette reporterette wanted us to believe that they let mindless granny pick her up at the hospital and take her to KFC without one or both of them coming along???

Granny was set up here to do this by this grifter family. The whole lot of them should be charged and the reporterette should be fired.


49 posted on 06/25/2014 9:49:53 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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The media didn’t investigate, but went with it as though it was confirmed fact. IMO that’s more evidence of how touchy-feely society has become. If it’s an “awwww” story, we have to rush to wallow in it.

Is there any word on prosecution for this? I’ve heard nothing so far.


50 posted on 06/25/2014 10:15:22 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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