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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

If you want to score some drugs in Orlando, these signs won't help

Posted By on Wed, Jul 1, 2015 at 12:33 PM

click image PHOTO VIA WFTV
  • Photo via WFTV

Some local pranksters have been placing fake signs around the Orlando area offering everything from cheap heroin, Viagra, to even fart noises. Don't be fooled.  They're totally fake, bro. 

As first reported by WFTV, if you call the phone number on one of these signs, you'll probably reach an annoyed business owner.



In many cases, the fake signs are written on the back of real estate signs, so you'll likely reach a real estate agent, not a drug dealer. 

"I got called. They were like, 'I want to get the pills. I want to get the pills.' I'm like, 'What are you talking about?' said Orlando real estate agent Josh Swanson to WFTV, "I'm like, 'My signs are about selling a house.' They're like, 'No, no, no. I'm looking at the sign about the pills, no prescription needed."

click image PHOTO VIA WFTV
  • Photo via WFTV

While vandalizing the signs is illegal, the "legitimate" signs themselves are also illegally placed. However, at this moment, county officials do not regulate these signs, nor do they regulate the sign content. 

Many of the businesses whose contact info has appeared on the fake signs have filed reports with the sheriff's office, says WFTV. 
 
click image PHOTO VIA WFTV
  • Photo via WFTV

Head over to WFTV, to see a full gallery of the signs


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