[Coco] Off Topic. But for your safety.
badfrog at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 12:09:54 EDT 2009
Sorry, when an e-mail includes "send this to everyone you know",
that's the biggest tip-off that it's BS.
On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 11:05 AM, Brian Goers <briang0671 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> To: everyone
> If I offended someone. Sorry
> My sister received this from a truck driver and I wanted forward it.
> If nothing else make us aware.
> I usually look over my van before I get in myself.
> Warning..!!!! Warning..!!!! Warning..!!!!
> 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 CARJACKINGS (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 rear view 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 this to fall into the wrong hands...
> Please keep this going
> and tell all your friends
> Brian Goers
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