I can’t, for the life of me, figure out how this keeps happening…
Don’t get me wrong, these celebrity imposters are the scum of Earth, but at what point do we have to start placing some of the blame on the morons forking over cash to multi-millionaires?
We recently saw a Pennsylvania man give fake Carrie Underwood $7,000,a woman fall for a Chris Stapleton imposter, and a South Carolina woman who lost a whopping $160,000 to fake Dierks Bentley.
160 THOUSAND DOLLARS? Who even has that kind of money just laying around to give to a fake Dierks Bentley? How can someone so dumb, be smart enough to have that much money? It’s insane.
@DierksBentley238230045 with 11 followers isn’t the real Dierks Bentley and no major music star ever needs your money. It should go without saying…
Country music even made a point to release a PSA a few years back, reminding fans to look for the blue check mark and not to fall for these imposters.
However, I think Blake Shelton said it best…
“Never give out your private information, if you do, you’re fucking dumb.”
Anyways, this latest scam comes to us from Fargo, North Dakota, perpetrated by none other than… imposter George Strait.
Yup, she got duped by the alleged King of Country Music.
According to Valley News Live, Fargo woman Cynthia Kile lost over $900 to a scam artist pretending to be George Strait after she was initially she was asked to join a George Strait fan club on Facebook.
She thought she was talking to the real George Strait, who said she needed to pay to join the fan club. She admitted that it didn’t make much sense, but was in denial.
“If you are a celebrity why are you asking me for money? You make more money than I’ve ever seen in my life.”
She was then asked to be the vice president of the fan club, but she would have to pay. She gave in:
“I knew what to do, but when it actually happened… I was denying it.”
Kile was running out of money and eventually her boyfriend stepped in and put a stop to the madness.
And as it turns out, I myself have been approached by a George Strait imposter, although, I luckily didn’t fall prey to such thievery.
Lucky for me (and unlucky for him), I just so happen to know a thing or two about George Strait. Also, lucky for me (and unlucky for him), I had a pretty good buzz going and was looking to have a little fun with it.
Here’s how it all went down…
Our imposter here, Georgestrait19 (clever), was looking to deliver a briefcase full of $30 million dollars and some valuable documents, you know… real Jason Bourne-type shit.
But apparently, he needed a hand with the $300 delivery fee to ship said briefcase. All this money and important documents and somehow, he got hung up on $300 bucks…
Anyways, me being well aware of the type of scams these clowns try and pull off, I decided to tangle with the fake King of Country Music himself, responding only in George Strait song titles. 32 different song titles to be exact.
Here’s our entire conversation:
“Dear friend” eh? I kinda feel like ol’ George might start a conversation that way.
Some flattering small talk, you know… just to get him warmed up.