[Coco] Off Topic. But for your safety.
aawolfe at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 12:11:37 EDT 2009
Amen. Always check snopes before forwarding this type of junk. Better yet,
just never forward it.
On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 12:09 PM, Sean <badfrog at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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>
> > 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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