Well, this story really doesn't surprise me. Actually, I'm surprised this doesn't happen more. These guys made up a case about killing animals in order to get a free trip to LA out of the Judge Judy's producers.
This happened in 2010 so why are we talking about it now? For some reason this video didn't surface or gain attention until just this past month.
Find out the weird details about this scam here in an interview with the "mastermind" behind the story.