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Would you ever loan a complete stranger $8000?

There is a story in my news today. A woman loan a complete stranger $8000. The lady came up to her at a mall and told her some sob story and asked her to give her $8000 in exchange to hold onto a bag of "diamonds".

My first thought is, FUCK NO. Then my 2nd thought is, why not go to a pawn shop and do the exchange if the diamonds are real.

Common sense people!

 
LostSoul88

Asked by LostSoul88 at 1:01 PM on Feb. 19, 2013 in Money & Work

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Answers (14)
  • NO!! and who is carrying that much money around to loan out!!
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 1:04 PM on Feb. 19, 2013

  • Uh...no. I can't think of very many people that I KNOW that I would loan $8000 to. lol I sure as hell wouldn't do it for a total stranger.
    wendythewriter

    Answer by wendythewriter at 1:05 PM on Feb. 19, 2013

  • Hell NO!!! How do you know if the diamonds are real... or they may be hot... then your on the hook for receiving stolen property
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 1:07 PM on Feb. 19, 2013

  • The idiocy of people is just astounding. No, I wouldn't.

    I have no pity for someone who is dumb enough to be conned like this.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 1:20 PM on Feb. 19, 2013

  • I assume the bag of diamonds were fake?
    jerseydiva

    Answer by jerseydiva at 1:38 PM on Feb. 19, 2013

  • Hell No
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 1:10 PM on Feb. 19, 2013

  • I wish I had So much money that I actually could do that. But I don't so NO!
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:11 PM on Feb. 19, 2013

  • This is the oldest scam in the books!
    older

    Answer by older at 1:23 PM on Feb. 19, 2013

  • There are so many things wrong with that story. But to answer your question, I don't even have $8,000 cash to my name so it wouldn't be possible and unless $8,000 wouldn't make a dent in my bank account.....hell to the eff no!
    maecntpntz219

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 3:38 PM on Feb. 19, 2013

  • LOL never cant believe someone would do that
    Alisim

    Answer by Alisim at 2:11 PM on Feb. 19, 2013

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