Dialing for Dollars

BY JOSEPH T. WELLS

We would all like to win the lottery. But Leszek Wojcik went to extreme lengths for a shot at the jackpot.

Wojcik, a bus driver in Slupsk, Poland, sent 38,000 text messages in an unsuccessful attempt to win a contest paying $36,000. The cell phone bill totaled $34,000.

If that wasn’t dumb enough, the cell phone belonged to the Slupsk city transport system, which was not amused—it fired the serial dialer. It is unclear whether Wojcik was also prosecuted.

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