A phrase used to describe some misleading information given to a person. The misleading information, or "the scoop," may, or may have not been intentionately misleading.
Johnny: "Hey Vinny, where you at?!" Vinny: "I'm uptown, uptown!" Johnny: "Tommy said you'd be downtown?!" Vinny: "I guess he gave you the bum scoop, huh?" Johnny: "Ahhhh, fugetaboutit!"