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Houston Tax Prep Shop Duped Homeless People into Taking Free Cash

If somebody is handing out free money, why would you ask questions?


Some favorite moments:

Homeless dude: “Here’s a stack of cash. It’s yours.”

Homeless dude: “Boom, it sounds good, so you’re going to jump on it.”

Tax worker: “Your return is $1,266.”
Homeless person: “How can that be?”
Tax worker: “Um, uh, for housekeeping.”
Homeless person: “This isn’t going to get me in trouble or anything?”
Tax worker: “Nuh uh (no), because it was cash, you know, you could have done housekeeping at your friends, family.”

Reporter: “You had no idea this was going on?
Dubious businessman: “No sir.”
Reporter: “And you expect us to believe that?”
Dubious businessman: “Yes.”
Reporter: “And you expect our viewers to believe that?
Dubious businessman: “Yes.”

Houston tax office filing bogus returns for homeless people to make big bucks [KHOU.com]