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Old 06-15-2012, 05:02 PM   #16
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Wow! I guess they'll look silly in jail when everyone finds out what they are in for lol ...."you did what?" lol Stupid trash like that messes stuff up for good hard working people!
Actually, Disney vacations are likely only the tip of their scam iceberg and they will probably be giving "classes" to their fellow dirtbags, in the unlikely event that they do any serious jail time.

It is a little surprising that even after four years, Disney hadn't figured out what was happening. It took a tip of some kind for them to realize they were getting scammed. I think if someone took me to the cleaners for 15K, I would be getting to the root of the matter rather quickly.

Unfortunatley, like most credit and identity crimes, the victims are the paying customers.
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The things people try can be truly sad. Just think if they used their brain for good instead of evil. . .
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I thought you could only charge a certain limit (say $1000) to your KTTW card and then you had to pay before continuing to rack up any further charges?
The amount varies depending on whether it's a Deluxe, Moderate, or Value resort.

The idea in a scam like this is to not spend to the limit.

Hotels have always had this problem. On the fictional/comedy side of things, you can watch old movies (W.C. Fields and Marx Brothers among them) and see the equivalent - the "heroes" attempting to skip out without paying the bill (often, there's a house detective waiting for them). Technology changes, but the fundamentals are the same.
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I'm glad they were finally caught, but it does make it wonder what took so long.
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