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    How To Scam Free Money Out Of NYC Tourists

    Just trick them into thinking a statue is a street performer.

    The ruse:

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    There's a statue of a woman on NYC's High Line park that looks almost like one of those street performers who paint themselves silver and stand perfectly still. Just set out a pot in front of the statue, and let tourists drop their change in. Jeff Greenspan tried it, and it totally worked (he gave all the money collected to a real street performer).

    (a real "living statue" street performer)

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