Friday, May 02, 2008

Everything's Bigger In Texas

Except, apparently, this toad's brain.

FORT WORTH, Texas - Charles Ray Fuller must have been planning one big record company. The 21-year-old North Texas man was arrested last week for trying to cash a $360 billion check, saying he wanted to start a record business. Tellers at the Fort Worth bank were immediately suspicious — perhaps the 10 zeros on a personal check tipped them off.

Fuller said his girlfriend's mother gave him the check to start a record business. But bank employees who contacted the account's owner said the woman told them she did not give him permission to take or cash the check. (H/T - AP via Yahoo!)

Well played, Charles. Unless you are, in reality, Dr. Evil, you probably are not carrying around a check for three-hundred and sixty . . . billion . . . dollars!


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