And I thought some of the panhandlers in Pittsburgh were bad…

Mobile Phone Gives Beggar Away

“SANAA (Reuters) – A man begging at a mosque in Yemen was exposed as not being so destitute as he pretended when his mobile started ringing inopportunely on Friday. The Yemeni news agency Saba said the embarrassed man beat a quick retreat after worshippers heard his phone ring inside his bag. There are only about five telephones, both land-lines and mobiles, for every 100 people in Yemen, one of the poorest Arab countries.”