Today on http://topunknowns.com we bring you most stupid ways by which people lost their money. Can’t believe how someone can do such ridiculous acts.
Stupid Ways by Which People Lost Their Money
7. Doomsday Destitution Man
Robert Fitzpatrick quit his job and liquidated his $140,000 live savings to purchase promo material to be placed all over the city on more than 1000 subways and bus shelters. The advertising read that doomsday was set for May 21, 2011.
6. Bankrupt by Beanies
The Robinson family spent over $100,000 on Beanie Babies, in hope of high return. When they couldn’t sell any of the toys after investing so much into them. They filed for bankruptcy.
5. UK’S Youngest Lottery Winner
From Rags to riches, Britain’s youngest lottery winner at 16 years old, Callie Rogers won 1.9 million pounds or $ 3 million. She blew this money on parties, multiple homes, lavish things for friends and two breast augmentations. After 10 years, she has only 2,000 pounds of her complete funds.
4. Son Claims Mother’s Lottery Winnings
Etta May Urquhart won a jackpot of $51 million. She was too exciting and shaking to even sign her ticket and she asked her son to sign it and claim her prize for her. His son claimed it all for himself after signing it. He used it to buy 4 houses and cars and was later on sued by his own mother for fraud.
3. Toddler Shreds Parents Life Savings
Given permission by his parents to rip up his old books, this 4 year old happened to find his parents’ $5000 stash and shredded all of it.
2. Carnival Game Gambler
Henry Gribbolm blew $2600 at a New Hampshire Carnival on a game called,”TUBS”. Eagerly playing with the hopes of winning an Xbox Kinect. He quickly burned through all of his life savings in only a few rounds.
1. Ukrainian Boy’s $4000 Candy Shopping Spree
A nine year old Ukrainian boy in the city of Konotop discovered his family’s life savings concealed in their couch. With the $4, 000 he found, he proceeded to empty the shelves of a local candy store.