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by Nick Steele

The other guy went with a circular saw.  He chopped off his ENTIRE LOWER ARM and claimed it was a sawing accident.  He was only looking at a $775,000 settlement . . . but was also busted after an investigation.

  

In Spain, TWO men were busted trying to get big insurance settlements . . . by SAWING OFF THEIR OWN HANDS.  The two cases were unconnected, but both guys had similar plans. 

One guy used a CHAINSAW to chop off one of his hands.  He claimed he lost the hand in a car accident, and was looking at a $3.1 million settlement . . . until investigators found the cut was TOO CLEAN for a car crash and busted him. 

The other guy went with a circular saw.  He chopped off his ENTIRE LOWER ARM and claimed it was a sawing accident.  He was only looking at a $775,000 settlement . . . but was also busted after an investigation. 

(Metro) 


 

 Last week, 31-year-old William Daniel Lloyd of Gainesville, Florida grabbed his BB gun, and went out to hunt himself some SQUIRREL for dinner. 

When he finally spotted a delicious squirrel, he fired.  But there was a problem.  His gun was broken, and couldn't hold the BB cartridge right.  So William had TAPED it in place.  That didn't work.  And the cartridge EXPLODED. 

William took BB gun cartridge shrapnel to his arm and leg, and was taken to the hospital and treated for injuries.  The squirrel got away. 

William was arrested for discharging a firearm in public and possession of ammunition by a convicted felon.  He's got a long criminal history that includes everything from grand theft to drug possession. 

(Gainesville Sun / Gawker)