Tired of constantly being broke, and stuck
in an unhappy marriage,
a young husband decided to solve both problems by taking out a large
insurance policy on his wife (with himself as the beneficiary), and
arranging to have her killed.
A “friend of a friend” put him in touch with a nefarious underworld
figure, who went by the name of “Artie.” Artie explained to the husband
his going price for snuffing out a spouse was
The husband said he was willing to pay that amount, but that he
wouldn’t have any cash on hand until he could collect his wife’s
Artie insisted on being paid SOMETHING up front. The man opened
up his wallet, displaying the single dollar bill that rested inside.
Artie sighed, rolled his eyes, and reluctantly agreed to accept the
dollar as down payment for the dirty deed.
A few days later, Artie followed the man’s wife to the local
Safeway grocery store. There, he surprised her in the produce
department, and proceeded to strangle her with his gloved
As the poor unsuspecting woman drew her last breath, and slumped
to the floor, the manager of the produce department stumbled
unexpectedly onto the scene. Unwilling to leave any witnesses
behind, Artie had no choice but to strangle the produce manager as
Unknown to Artie, the entire proceedings were captured by hidden
cameras and observed by the store’s security guard, who immediately
called the police. Artie was caught and arrested before he could
leave the store.
Under intense questioning at the police station, Artie revealed
the sordid plan, including his financial arrangements with the
And that is why, the next day in the newspaper, the headline
“ARTIE CHOKES TWO FOR A DOLLAR AT SAFEWAY.”
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Gary has been a writer/ photographer for over 20 years, specializing in nature,landscapes and studying native cultures.Besides visiting most of the United States, he has traveled to such places as Egypt,the Canary Islands,much of the Caribbean, and studied Mayan Cultures in Central America, and the Australian Aboriginal way of life.Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in many different cultures!
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