TODAY’S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .
A 21-year-old woman in Moscow, Russia, who accidentally shot herself in the head while she was taking a selfie.
She was holding a gun to her head with one hand and taking the selfie with the other.
Except when she snapped the picture, she also apparently pulled the trigger.
She’s in the hospital in serious condition.
AND THEN THERE’S …..
Brandon Fondren and Adrianne Davenport, a South Dakota couple who were busted for arson and insurance fraud after neighbors saw them moving valuables out of their apartment before a fire broke out.
The couple filed an insurance claim after the fire on the brand new policy they’d just gotten, which raised some red flags.
Investigating officials said neighbors saw the pair moving valuables from their apartment to a storage unit before the incident.
Police found a gas can in the storage unit, and a manual called “Introduction to Fire Origin and Causes.”
The clincher came after they were arrested and didn’t realize their calls in jail were being recorded and they told each other to … “stick to the plan.”
OR HOW ABOUT …..
Jamie Gordon, 30, an Illinois woman who was caught on camera faking a robbery at the bowling alley where she works by bashing herself in the head with a bowling ball.
Gordon called the cops and said someone bashed her in the head with a bowling ball and stole $2,100.
However, after checking the security footage, officers watched her hit herself with the ball, then lay down on the floor, so coworkers could find her.
When confronted, she admitted she stole the money, and blew it on the bowling alley’s slot machines.
OKAY, ONE MORE …..
Jamie Hart, a Colorado bookkeeper who embezzled $10,000, from a company to pay for calls to psychic hotlines.
The company’s Vice President initially became concerned when he noticed that Hart had made $7,000 worth of charges to a company debit card that were not business related.
He then brought in a second bookkeeper just to keep track of Hart’s practices.
It was then that they found the additional $10,000 in payments to a psychic hotline as well as several miscellaneous charges that brought the total amount in the complaint against her to $23,000.
A police investigation led to an arrest and she is awaiting trial.