Dad Drops His Daughter to Try to Catch a Baseball – Facebook scam

At the end of May, footage of a dad dropping his daughter when he tried to catch a baseball at a LA Dodgers-Florida Marlins game made for a much-viewed video.

Nothing too surprising there, I’m sure you’ll agree. It’s the kind of video which often becomes popular on YouTube.

However, this weekend, links began to spread on Facebook claiming to link to the footage – for anyone who hadn’t already seen it.

I guess catching that homerun was worth his kids brain damage

Dad Drops His Daughter to Try to Catch a Baseball on LIVE TV!
[LINK] Warning: Mature Content! Ummm what was this guy thinking? We see where his priorities are!

Regular readers of Naked Security will have guessed how this story is going to progress. It is, of course, another…

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