Guy Reports Girlfriend Kidnapped to Stop Her Moving Out

Cops see through his cunning plan
By Ruth Brown,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 5, 2013 6:06 PM CDT
Guy Reports Girlfriend Kidnapped to Stop Her Moving Out

Brilliant idea of the day: Stop your girlfriend from dumping you and moving out by calling 911 and telling them your "wife" has been kidnapped by two men in a U-Haul truck. That didn't get Florida man Matthew Corp, 35, his girlfriend back, but it did get him arrested, reports NBC Miami. When deputies from the county Sheriff's Office went to Corp's house, his girlfriend was still there, but, she told them, she was now his "ex-girlfriend." Corp, who was drunk and yelled at the deputies, authorities say, was arrested for misusing 911 and resisting arrest. (Read more weird news stories.)

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