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MAN LOSES MONEY TRYING TO DOUBLE IT BY MARINADING
How's this for a story with an international flavor? It's from a publication in China about a Vietnamese man in Norway bilked by a Frenchman. P. T. Barnum was right: there's a sucker born every minute.A Vietnamese man in Norway who believed that mixing cash with a special liquid could double its value suffered in fact a loss of 35,000 U.S. dollars, according to media reports Monday.
This unidentified man was told by a 32-year-old Frenchman that if he mixed the real cash with blank bills and then marinate them in a special liquid for one night, he would have double the amount of the cash.
The gullible Vietnamese believed the Frenchman's story and gave him 180,000 kroner (35, 000 U.S. dollars). But when he prepared to collect his money the next morning, both the cash and the Frenchman disappeared.
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Wayne Homren, Editor
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