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Bounty on travellers’ heads confirmed

Rumors of a bounty on the heads of the unruly travellers appear to be true, The Stuffed Herald can confirm. Our Herald was able to secure an exclusive interview with a man wishing to be known only as Winston, who is the owner of the mysterious Continental Hotel.   “Yes, we have received word of a bounty.” He said. “Some independent contractors I am acquainted with have been discussing this offer, but nobody is particularly interested.” Our Herald asked Winston what he thought might be behind the lack of interest…. Read More

Flight crew negotiating shift swap to avoid flying with rowdy tourists

No one wants to deal with the rowdy tourists – not even flight crews. Tonight, Newshub aired an interview held with the group spokesman, John Johnson. Mr Johnson told Newshub he and several members of his family had retreated to the hills above Wellington, and were staying in tents. He claims they fear for their very lives, and dare not show themselves in case they are attacked. “We’re down a lot of money.” He said – perhaps referring to the email scam they were caught out by several days ago…. Read More

Tourists accused of scamming get scammed: “we thought it was legit”

The family of tourists at the centre of a controversial storm this week say that have become victims of an elaborate scam. Soon after speaking with the media, John Johnson, who acted as spokesperson for the group, received an email offering a large sum of money. “It was from the Duke of Westminster, Hugh Grosvenor.” Mr Johnson told The Stuffed Herald. “I thought it was legit and all, because like I said earlier to that other newspaper he’s my grandfather and the tenth richest man in England.” Hugh Grosvenor is 27 years… Read More