Skip to comments.Web panhandler pays off $20,000 debt
Posted on 11/12/2002 1:12:14 AM PST by PernEdited on 04/29/2004 2:01:37 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
NEW YORK (AP) -- After an 18-month bacchanal buying Manolo Blahnik, Gucci and Prada, Karyn Bosnak found herself unemployed and more than $20,000 in credit card debt.
When the 29-year-old spotted a sign in a supermarket with an odd request -- "Wanted: $7,000 To Pay Off Debt" -- it made perfect sense. The television producer launched a similar appeal to a much larger audience: the World Wide Web.
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Even better, the collected money was tax-free -- considered a gift, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
If this isn't the icing on the freaking cake!!
Here's a pic of the little freeloader:
You have to give her credit, though. She actually conned enough stupid people to give her the money.
(sigh) The freedom to throw your money down a rathole, I guess ... what a country.
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