CRIME
02/03/2014 05:04 pm ET Updated Feb 03, 2014

Insane Crimes That People Just Made Up

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People love nothing more than a nice, sensational crime story, even if it turns out to be a complete fabrication.

A particularly juicy tale of illegal activity will be trending on Twitter before anyone remembers what the words "fact" and "check" mean when paired together.

It's a shame, too, because sometimes these terrifying crimes turn out to be complete fabrications. And that's when things get really weird ...

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