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Guy uses a 'Free PS3' fraudulent coupon to get a free PS3

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+DonC    621

If the system relies on the barcode solely for declaring what discount it should offer, then no it won't be closed up quickly at all!

I expect cashiers at Toys'R'Us will soon be told to check off coupons against a list of known legit ones.

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anarkhy    33

lol

i always thought this barcodes were scanned and checked with an online database for its validity. everything seems to be online these days.

can someone make me an atari 2600 with a river raid cartridge and a 100 inch led television coupon? not really a fan of ps3 consoles...

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still1    251

I'm too scared to try it. I printed one out to see how it looks, and it looks very legit. :pinch:

Dont even think about it!!!!! Do you wanna go to Jail for few hundred bucks???

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Xilo    931

The biggest mistake this dude did was upload that screenshot from his iPhone to 4chan. People on 4chan could pretty much get all the info needed from the EXIF that had gps and geolocation information.

If he didn't post that picture, he would have gotten away with it.

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sask    0

At least the government still got their money. :p

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Growled    3,880

I'm too scared to try it. I printed one out to see how it looks, and it looks very legit. :pinch:

I'd be scared too because if they caught you......

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Rudy    457

The biggest mistake this dude did was upload that screenshot from his iPhone to 4chan. People on 4chan could pretty much get all the info needed from the EXIF that had gps and geolocation information.

If he didn't post that picture, he would have gotten away with it.

Looks like he's smarter than you think http://regex.info/exif.cgi?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.imgdash.com%2Fuploads%2Fd8c98_freeps3.png

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Nagisan    248

If anyone ever tried using one of these fake coupons, I suggest you say you got it from a friend or something if anyone asks. And ALWAYS bring enough money to pay full retail price for what your attempting to buy. Also, if they do question it, offer to pay full price and do not ask for the coupon back.

Chances are your screwed either way for being stupid, but if your going to try and fail, at least try to get them to let you pay full price without prosecuting you.

I've heard this works better if you use it with a few legit coupons as well. Never done it myself though, don't have the need for extra money that bad that I have to print off fake coupons to try to save a bit here and there.

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Max    50

Theres millions says Jeffery, all under one roof!

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MillionVoltss    63

People at /b/ has been posting a way to make coupons that actually work.

d8c98_freeps3.png

I have a zip of all these coupons which include Free XBOX 360 controllers, free 4000 XBOX points, free 20 packs of Dr. Pepper and so forth, don't intend on using them though :shiftyninja:

pass them on then :)

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KoL    36

LOL :laugh: :laugh:

I don't think I have the cojones to try that.

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blachole    14

I don't think I would have the balls to try using them either, but I wouldn't mind checking the coupons out..

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Rudy    457

That's not the original image then.

I saw the thread on 4chan that was pulling it apart and crap.

then the guy is an idiot.....he should know better

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Richard C.    288

you think people on 4chan have the sanity to know better? :p

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Nagisan    248

you think people on 4chan have the sanity to know better? :p

Oh they know better, there just stupid enough to try it anyway. :p

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Joewinmor    0

Dude let me get those coupons!

People at /b/ has been posting a way to make coupons that actually work.

d8c98_freeps3.png

I have a zip of all these coupons which include Free XBOX 360 controllers, free 4000 XBOX points, free 20 packs of Dr. Pepper and so forth, don't intend on using them though :shiftyninja:

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spenser.d    1,100

Ugh, cashiers are dumb. I work at a convenience store and we just won't accept any coupons with that template. Pretty easy fix to not get screwed.

-Spenser

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Xilo    931

Ugh, cashiers are dumb. I work at a convenience store and we just won't accept any coupons with that template. Pretty easy fix to not get screwed.

Just create a new template... :shiftyninja:

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perochan    151

people in 4chan is an another world in there.

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Joewinmor    0

I WANT THAT ONE! IM WILLING TO TRY!

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Motoko.    435

Anyone have a copy of Changrouper?

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FunRoomSite    12

Well, yeah - fraud is a pretty serious crime.

But what if you were given the coupon from a friend and didn't know it was fake?

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Astra.Xtreme    2,825

But what if you were given the coupon from a friend and didn't know it was fake?

If your friend stole a car and then lent it to you, you'd still be busted.

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spenser.d    1,100

But what if you were given the coupon from a friend and didn't know it was fake?

I would get a new friend - it still constitutes fraud and it'd still be your ass on the line, not his.

-Spenser

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