Bottle cap hoax promises to benefit sick child

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People in several communities have been scammed -- not financially, but emotionally -- by a hoax that promises to provide chemotherapy for a sick child in exchange for plastic bottle caps.

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gjlct

Naugatuck, CT

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There are too many well intentioned people who believe too much of what is sent to them by e-mail. I know, too many of my relatives send me this stuff too often. Seemingly well-intentioned e-mail scams such as this are very harmful if not down right hurtful.
now really

Stratford, CT

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What was it PT Barmun said??
exctresident

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now really wrote:
What was it PT Barmun said??
"There is a sucker born every minute."
Another saying of P.T. Barnum's was
"Please give to Charity."
Charity was his wife's name.
david wayne osedach

San Diego, CA

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May 23, 2009
 
What can you do with a lot of bottle caps? Have a party?

Count me out.
Fairfield Resident

AOL

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AVA wrote:
People also think if they collect pull tabs that you get a certain amount for Charity.Checks with Snopes they usually are on top of all the scams Everyone have a GREAT MEMORIAL DAY and remember what the day really stands for..
Ava! Happy Memorial Day to you too! Happy belated birthday as well! How are things down in sunny, South Carolina?
Tom Thumb

New Rochelle, NY

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now really wrote:
What was it PT Barmun said??

P.T. Barnum said: "Step right up! She blows for wooden nickels and gives sawdust for change."

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