“I got hustled” he said. “I spent $200 on this thing because my computer’s a piece of shit and I really need a new one for school. Now I’m broke. Now I’m really fucked.”
Spending $200 on a “new” laptop in front of a liquor store, you deserve to get fucked. Kid’s lucky that the crackfiend didn’t say “yeah, come on over to my van in the alley here and we’ll get it….” There’s a market for kidneys still, isn’t there?