31 Oct '13, 3am

Brazilian billionaire buries his Bentley so he can use it in the afterlife

This article was contributed by the STOMP Team. Brazilian businessman Thane Chiquinho Scarpa, 62, loved his Bentley Continental Flying Spur so much that he announced that he will be burying it so that he can use it in the afterlife. The man who is more commonly known as Count Scarpa in Brazil, said, "I decided to do as the Pharaohs. This week I will bury my favourite car, the Bentley, here in the home garden. I want to bury my treasure in my palace." This announcement gained alot of media attention and also drew lots of flak from the public, who were outraged that he was not donating the car to charity. On the day of the burial, Scarpa invited reporters to the back of his mansion so that they could cover the event, reports Hypenotic. Just as the Bentley was about to be buried, he stopped the ceremony to give a speech. Apparently the whole incident was meant as a ruse for S...

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