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Verizon Customer Fakes Death to End Contract

Man Fakes Death to Kill Cell ContractTrust us when we say we can relate about the horrors of trying to end your cell phone contract early, but also trust us when we say there are better ways to do it than the way Chicago consultant Corey Taylor chose. After reading online that cell phone companies will terminate contracts without a penalty if the person named on the contract dies, Taylor whipped up a fake death certificate and had a friend fax it in to Verizon Wireless.

He expected to receive condolences, but instead got questions about the document's authenticity, and was eventually found out by those crafty Verizon agents.

Ultimately he was forced to pay up to get out of his contract, which is a drag, but he's a lot luckier than some other cell phone users. Instead of possibly winding up in Federal prison for document forgery, those who want to get out of their cell phone agreements might consider some safer alternatives such as trading their contracts through CellSwapper or CellTradeUSA? Or, if you're a Sprint customer, you could just try calling them every day for a month ...


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