The pair had their faces permanently inked after village chief Sawiyono told them he had received a text message from a government official offering them work as Jakarta intelligence officers.
The official, who said it was a job requirement to have their faces tattooed with dragons, was later discovered to be a hoaxer — but not before Nanang, 30, and Bambang, 40, had already undergone the painful and disfiguring procedure.
Sawiyono, the village chief who passed along the message, was horrified when he double checked and found it was a hoax. Nanang and Bambang have filed a police report. Link -via Fark