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Even the world's greatest criminal masterminds aren't immune to the disastrous effects of a single missent text. One would-be thief in Scotland is learning that the hard way, after his scheme to beat a stranger up and take his golf club was foiled by his own clumsy fingers. But then, like a truly industrious crook, he tried to keep his con going. The potential victim, Gregor Ford, was so delighted by this display that he shared a screenshot on Twitter, where it's gone massively viral.

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This guy is so dumb, some commenters on Twitter were convinced the whole conversation was fake. But Ford assured them that the exchange (and his putter) were real.

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No disrespect intended to the honorable people of East Kilbride. Except one of them, who is a f**king moron.