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I thought this info should be passed on.Got it from another site I visit!

A WARNING FROM POLICE
This is the thing these days, with people out of work and needing cash.
Beware, it’s headed your way.
Just last weekend on Friday night we parked in a public parking area. As we drove away I noticed a sticker on the rear window of the car. When I took it off after I got home, it was a receipt for gas.. Luckily my friend told me not to stop as it could be someone waiting for me to get out of the car.. Then we received this email yesterday:
WARNING FROM POLICE
THIS APPLIES TO BOTH WOMEN AND MEN
BEWARE OF PAPER ON THE BACK WINDOW OF YOUR VEHICLE–NEW WAY TO DO CARJACKING (NOT A JOKE)
Heads up everyone! Please, keep this circulating.. You walk across the parking lot, unlock your car and get inside. You start the engine and shift into reverse..
When you look into the rearview mirror to back out of your parking space, you notice a piece of paper stuck to the middle of the rear window. So, you shift into Park, unlock your doors, and jump out of your car to remove that paper (or whatever it is) that is obstructing your view. When you reach the back of your car, that is when the carjackers appear out of nowhere, jump into your car and take off. They practically mow you down as they speed off in your car.
And guess what, ladies? I bet your purse is still in the car.
So now the carjacker has your car, your home address, your money, and your keys. Your home and your whole identity are now compromised!
BEWARE OF THIS NEW SCHEME THAT IS NOW BEING USED.
If you see a piece of paper stuck to your back window, just drive away. Remove the paper later. And be thankful that you read this e-mail. I hope you will forward this to friends and family, especially to women. A purse contains all kinds of personal information and identification documents, and you certainly do NOT want it to fall into the wrong hands.
Please keep this going and tell all your friends



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An effective approach is to do a pre roll walk around inspection of your parked in well lighted area vehicle with your hand on the grip of your concealed carry weapon.

If you don't carry a weapon do a visual from a safe distance and if you see something not right get back up from store security or contact 911.

As with all carjack avoidance always keep yourself and valuables secure as possible when driving.
 

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An effective approach is to do a pre roll walk around inspection of your parked in well lighted area vehicle with your hand on the grip of your concealed carry weapon.

If you don't carry a weapon do a visual from a safe distance and if you see something not right get back up from store security or contact 911.

As with all carjack avoidance always keep yourself and valuables secure as possible when driving.
Or, if you are feeling froggy....

After you notice that there is some piece of paper on the rear window, stop the car, grab your concealed carry weapon and extra extended magazine or speed loader, open the door and step into the parking lot/shooting range and have some fun shooting at live targets. :grin:

You will have the element of surprise on your side, not them.

Just saying... It is not like I have ever done it before. ;)

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Yes this has been floating around the net for some years now and it is still false.
Sorry about that.
Be a sad day if one didn't pay attention to getting in your car and it became true for lack of keeping alert .:angel:

I bet it would take snopes a few days to change their data .:angel:
 

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It really seems like a lot of work, hit and miss and waiting.

Wouldn't it be easier, to just follow someone and then jump them?

That's what I would do. :rolleyes:
 

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Here's the one I'm keeping my eye out for:

Be careful out there gentlemen…
Older Men Scam
Women often receive warnings about protecting themselves at the mall
and in dark parking lots, etc. This is the first warning I have seen
for men. I wanted to pass it on in case you haven’t heard about it.
A ‘heads up’ for those men who may be regular Lowe’s, Home Depot,
Costco, or even Wal-Mart customers. This one caught me totally by
surprise. Over the last month I became a victim of a clever scam while
out shopping. Simply going out to get supplies has turned out to be
quite traumatic. Don’t be naive enough to think it couldn’t happen to
you or your friends.
Here’s how the scam works:
Two seriously good-looking, college-aged girls will come over to your car or
truck as you are packing your shopping into your vehicle. They both
start wiping your windshield with a rag and Windex, with their breasts
almost falling out of their skimpy T-shirts. (It’s impossible not to
look). When you thank them and offer them a tip, they say ‘No’ but
instead ask for a ride to McDonald’s.
You agree and they climb into the vehicle. On the way, they start
undressing. Then one of them starts crawling all over you, while the other
one steals your wallet.
I had my wallet stolen Sep. 4th, 9th, 10th, twice on the 15th, 17th,
20th, 24th, & 29th. Also Oct. 1st & 4th, twice on the 8th, 16th, 23rd,
26th & 28th, three times last Monday and very likely again this
upcoming weekend.
So tell your friends to be careful. What a horrible way to take
advantage of us older men. Warn your friends to be vigilant.
Wal-Mart has wallets on sale for $2.99 each. I found even cheaper ones
for $.99 at the dollar store and bought them out in three of their
stores. Also, you never will get to eat at McDonald’s.
I’ve already lost 11 pounds just running back and forth from Lowe’s, to Home
Depot, to Costco, Etc.
So please, send this on to all the older men that you know and warn
them to be on the lookout for this scam. (The best times are just
before lunch and around 4:30 in the afternoon.)
 

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Here's the one I'm keeping my eye out for:

Be careful out there gentlemen…
Older Men Scam
Women often receive warnings about protecting themselves at the mall
and in dark parking lots, etc. This is the first warning I have seen
for men. I wanted to pass it on in case you haven’t heard about it.
A ‘heads up’ for those men who may be regular Lowe’s, Home Depot,
Costco, or even Wal-Mart customers. This one caught me totally by
surprise. Over the last month I became a victim of a clever scam while
out shopping. Simply going out to get supplies has turned out to be
quite traumatic. Don’t be naive enough to think it couldn’t happen to
you or your friends.
Here’s how the scam works:
Two seriously good-looking, college-aged girls will come over to your car or
truck as you are packing your shopping into your vehicle. They both
start wiping your windshield with a rag and Windex, with their breasts
almost falling out of their skimpy T-shirts. (It’s impossible not to
look). When you thank them and offer them a tip, they say ‘No’ but
instead ask for a ride to McDonald’s.
You agree and they climb into the vehicle. On the way, they start
undressing. Then one of them starts crawling all over you, while the other
one steals your wallet.
I had my wallet stolen Sep. 4th, 9th, 10th, twice on the 15th, 17th,
20th, 24th, & 29th. Also Oct. 1st & 4th, twice on the 8th, 16th, 23rd,
26th & 28th, three times last Monday and very likely again this
upcoming weekend.
So tell your friends to be careful. What a horrible way to take
advantage of us older men. Warn your friends to be vigilant.
Wal-Mart has wallets on sale for $2.99 each. I found even cheaper ones
for $.99 at the dollar store and bought them out in three of their
stores. Also, you never will get to eat at McDonald’s.
I’ve already lost 11 pounds just running back and forth from Lowe’s, to Home
Depot, to Costco, Etc.
So please, send this on to all the older men that you know and warn
them to be on the lookout for this scam. (The best times are just
before lunch and around 4:30 in the afternoon.)
LMAO

I least I got something to look forward to. ;)
 

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A true warning, as it happened to my wife. If you pull into a self-serve gas station, and see the nozzle laying on the ground, don't pick it up and put it in the pump, then pump your gas. Someone has just driven off, and they'll try to charge you for their gas. Most stations require payment up front, but some still don't.

A sheriff's deputy was at our house no more than 10 minutes after she got home, demanding she pay or he'd arrest her. Luckily she had her receipt for her purchase, and only having one tank on her truck it was obvious she hadn't stolen any gas.

If you see a nozzle on the ground, go in and tell the attendant.
 

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I would notice paper on the rear window before I get in the vehicle but I wouldn't notice when backing out. I learned to drive in a cargo van and am quite efficient at using the side mirrors only to back up.
 

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If this were true they'd have no luck at our house. We back in when we can and my current ride has a rear window wiper.

Better luck next time suckas!
 
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