Until I see pictures I am leaning toward hoax

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  1. pc747

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    I am weary when only one publication covers a story. It seem to open the door for credibility, especially when there are no pictures or actual court filings. But just in case I am wrong, I wanted to write on it any way (Please, not again. Samsung is on a roll.).

    I just have too many questions. Like why hasn't the person who put the fire out saying anything?

    Why aren't there a news truck on the scene or photos online?

    We have worldstar and facebook videos of almost any and everything. Many a people have been fired because of a smartphone video. And we are not talking about an elevator in some boondock area in Texas. This is New York City we are talking about. So a smoking phone should have been caught by someone.

    Again I could be wrong, and I do not want to make light of a potential problem. If the victim truly did get burned because of a faulty battery, she should be taken care of. But there are just too many variables.

    I'll just have to sit back and wait.
     
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    Yes, let's see some photographic evidence. Even Photoshopped photos at this point.
     
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    Per Wikipedia: According to a survey conducted by Pace University in 2004, the Post was rated the least-credible major news outlet inNew York, and the only news outlet to receive more responses calling it "not credible" than credible (44% not credible to 39% credible).


    ^So we will see how that goes.
     
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    Something about that article just screams "hoax / fake". Maybe I'm wrong, but it just doesn't seem credible. I hope the woman involved is OK and not truly injured. I don't wish harm or injury to anyone. But this seems like it could be a scam to try & sue Samsung just for the money.

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    wonder how ny post got the story and not ny times...
     
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