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Yet one more parking lot scam.... warn your men!!!!

Yet one more parking lot scam.... warn your men!!!!

Old 07-13-2010, 08:46 AM
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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 or Costco customers. This one caught my friend 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, 20-something, girls come over to your car as you are packing your shopping into the trunk. They both start wiping your windshield with a rag and Windex, with their breasts almost falling out of their skimpy T-shirts. It is impossible not to look. When you thank them and offer them a tip, they say 'No' and instead ask you for a ride to McDonalds.

You agree and they get into the back seat. On the way, they start undressing. Then one of them climbs over into the front seat and starts crawling all over you, while the other one steals your wallet.

I had my wallet stolen June 4th, 9th, 10th, twice on the 15th,17th, 20th, 24th, & 29th. Also July 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 older men.

Warn your friends to be vigilant.

Wal-Mart has wallets on sale for $2.99 each. I found cheaper ones for $1.99 at K- Mart and bought them out. Also, you never will get to eat at McDonalds. I've already lost 11 pounds just running back and forth to Lowe's, Home Depot, and Costco." :lol:
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Old 07-13-2010, 08:50 AM
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Old 07-13-2010, 08:51 AM
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Not what I was expecting to read!

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Old 07-13-2010, 08:51 AM
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:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Old 07-13-2010, 08:55 AM
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OMG, a few months ago my husband nad I were approached at Lowe's in the parking lot! she was my age tho and needed money because her car was broke down, LOL we didn't believe it but gave her 5 bucks to get rid of her anyway. I'll have to show him this!
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Old 07-13-2010, 10:26 AM
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now i know why he is always going to lowes lol...
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My husband is a contractor and is there as much as he is home!!! LOL
he will love this!
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Quilters do have a sense of humor. Too funny.
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I knew there was a reason for all those trips to Lowes.
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