WEIRD NEWS
01/25/2012 08:44 am ET Updated Mar 26, 2012

Costa Concordia Disaster Inspires Fake Death Scam

The first scam has emerged in an apparent bid for compensation from the operators of crippled cruise liner Costa Concordia.

A woman and her boyfriend were arrested in Hungary after falsely reporting two people missing on the ship, according to officials.

The scheme was spotted by a New York lawyer who is representing six Hungarian survivors from the wreck.

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