...and yet the guy's got some serious chutzpah. You have to kinda piece it together from his twitter feed: twitter.com/IamShaneMorris
He told this long story about how he went on a road trip, found a brick of heroin in a van, ended up getting confronted by MS13, and ultimately scammed the MS13 member out of ten grand. It picked up a lot of steam, so he then he took a new angle, claiming he and his family were in danger, so he started a GoFundMe page (shocking, right?). He put the blame squarely on some website (Unilad) for publicizing his story. Then...he admitted the story was a pack of lies.
Now, he's still running the GoFundMe page--because he says he's still in a lot of trouble--and he's pivoted to claiming this is all about his writing and how he should be writing screenplays instead of code. Maybe it will all work out for him.
Not surprising. markesq and I were speculating that it was made up. Had it been true, the dumbass was not only putting himself in danger from the gang, but also publicly confessing to violating a slew of laws.
I for one will not be contributing to his gofundme. And I am not impressed with the story-telling abilities he preens himself on. The reason I kept reading was because, as a lawyer, I just couldn't believe he was putting this shit on the internet.
Even in his confession, he sounds like a fucking jackass.
Post by CassandraW on May 24, 2019 13:54:59 GMT -5
By the way? Assuming he's lying and not going into hiding (and I'm rather mystified as to why he needs to do so, if his story is fake), he's committing a crime by starting this Gofundme for a fraudulent purpose.
Post by CassandraW on May 24, 2019 23:12:49 GMT -5
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LOL! Shane's GoFundMe collected $160 before he shut it down. I sent him a comment tipping him off that he might face legal consequences if he was starting a fraudulent GoFundMe; I'd love to think that had something to do with it.
Aaaaaaand...his Twitter account no longer exists.
Last Edit: May 24, 2019 23:14:08 GMT -5 by CassandraW