Your Friday Evening Florida Report

This definitely isn’t what Play-Doh’s creators had in mind.

Two Florida men bought 69 external hard drives from 16 Target stores across the state earlier this year, and then returned each of the hard drives with a receipt — getting back some $6,159, according to a Polk County Sheriff’s Office news release on Thursday.

But there was a big problem with their returns: When Target workers peered inside the hard drives, they found that the hardware was missing. In its place, the men had left Play-Doh — cleverly proportioning the modeling clay so the now-worthless hard drives would weigh roughly the same as hard drives with hardware inside, the sheriff’s office said.

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3 Responses to Your Friday Evening Florida Report

  1. Oswald bastable says:

    Saw that in the army. Stores inspection of watches for years consisted of someone shaking the box to make sure there was a watch inside. my boss opened the boxes one year. Each contained a stone…

    • Road Scholar says:

      Okay, so they got away with $6,100 which means they will get $1,000 for every year they spend in prison! That $eem$ stupid to me!

  2. Skipperdaddy says:

    Target clerks got suspicious and called police when Mr. Potato Head tried to return the hard drives using a fake puerto rican accent.

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