Bigfoots hoax body up for sale on ebay

October 14th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI  

Canberra, Oct 14 (ANI): The hoax body of Bigfoot, which was found to be a Halloween costume made of rubber, has been put on sale by eBay, complete with the basement freezer it was kept in.

According to a report by Fox News, the hoax came into being after two Georgia residents, Matthew Whitton and Rick Dyer, recently claimed that they had discovered the frozen corpse of a Bigfoot.

But, Tom Biscardi, owner of a Bigfoot exploration website, decided to get under the skin of things, and hired a self-described Sasquatch detective Steve Kulls to solve the mystery.

He sent Kulls to a secret location apparently Muncie, Indiana to check out the specimen. But, what Kulls found at the location failed to impress him, and after elaborate analysis, he declared the body to be a fake.

Now, paranormal entrepreneur Joshua P. Warren, from North Carolina, claims to be selling the original rubber Halloween costume on eBay, complete with the basement freezer it was kept in.

According to Warren, hes working with Dyer and Whitton, who claimed, for a while at least, to have shot and/or found the corpse in the forest.

Warren, who e-mailed directly with news of the auction, claims on the eBay page that the costumes being sold to settle financial problems created by the hoax.

With bids currently around 55,000 US dollars, the highest bidder will get the rubber costume with non-organic parts replacing the roadkill guts, the freezer, legal paperwork to prove its authenticity and a personal visit from Dyer and Whitton.

For 450 dollars, one can simply buy the same costume Dyer and Whitton used, minus the entrails, paperwork, freezer and personal appearance.

Its not the first time someones made money from an eBay auction related to the hoax. Someone in California sold a duplicate head for 600 dollars in late August. (ANI)

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