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Exploit Lowes website glitch for free merchandise. Go to jail.

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Couple used website glitch to try to scam Lowe's out of $258,000 in merchandise, authorities say.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/ne...571478001/


So which on of you are going to jail for exploiting a website glitch?
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I saw this story yesterday, they had to be doing something straight up criminal, not using 15off50 coupons. probably stealing gift cards, maybe they had some algo to guess #s and pins I don't know.
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- About $2,500 worth of Victoria's Secret underwear. Applause
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Quote from letsgometsgo
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I saw this story yesterday, they had to be doing something straight up criminal, not using 15off50 coupons. probably stealing gift cards, maybe they had some algo to guess #s and pins I don't know.
You sure it was stealing gift cards?

Thought it was just a glitch or security hole with Lowes website.

It it was stealing gift cards, then they should definitely go to jail.
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this is not for using $15 offs TRUST ME!!! laugh out loud
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They were arrested for "glitching" nothing about GC.
Maybe stealing coupon codes using random generators. :shrug:
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History of glitching:
http://www.nwitimes.com/lifestyle...242ea.html

http://couponsinthenews.com/2016/...-of-theft/

http://jillcataldo.com/coupon_glitches_fraud/

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You sure it was stealing gift cards?

Thought it was just a glitch or security hole with Lowes website.

It it was stealing gift cards, then they should definitely go to jail.
saw another article mentioned they were somehow placing orders without having to submit payment. sounds real fishy. the gc thing was a random guess. if it had anything to do with the 15off50 coupons id have been in jail months ago Big Grin
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saw another article mentioned they were somehow placing orders without having to submit payment. sounds real fishy. the gc thing was a random guess. if it had anything to do with the 15off50 coupons id have been in jail months ago Big Grin
I heard lowes was not authorizing payment until after the item was picked up during pick up instore orders. The customer was using an empty drained/ credit card.
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Serves them right.
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