Authorities enforcing a coronavirus lockdown in Malaysia got quite the fright when they heard what appeared to be the sound of a supernatural entity known in the country as a 'crying vampire,' but it turned out be the work of pranksters.
In a case reminiscent of the creepy clown phenomenon, authorities in England are on the lookout for a person who has been scaring some residents of a community by roaming around in a plague doctor costume.
A clever individual in Spain inadvertently provided a much-needed dose of levity to the country as it struggles with the coronavirus crisis when they were busted by police roaming outside their locked-down home while wearing a dinosaur costume.
A guilt-stricken Israeli man who stole an artifact from a national park in the country 15 years ago decided to return to the object because he believes that we are nearing the end of days due to the coronavirus.
A Flat Earth enthusiast found himself in hot water with authorities in South Carolina after he visited an elementary school playground with the intention of teaching the children the 'true' shape of the planet.
In a strange case out of Colorado, police officers working the overnight shift were dispatched to a fast food restaurant after workers called with concerns about hearing mysterious and unsettling sounds.
A self-described 'psychic palm reader' in Massachusetts is accused of orchestrating an elaborate scheme in which she convinced a woman that her daughter was possessed by a demon and then had her to pay around $70,000 to remove the evil spirit.
Pranksters in Ukraine who have been dressing up as Pennywise the clown, scaring strangers, and posting videos of the incidents on YouTube are tempting fate as authorities are now on the hunt for the group and say that their antics are illegal.