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      06-18-2007, 12:30 PM   #1
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Beware! New way of car jacking!

BEWARE OF PAPER AT THE BACK GLASS OF YOUR VEHICLE

NEW WAY TO DO CAR JACKING(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
car hacker's) 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 is
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 forwardthis to friends and family, especially to women.

A purse contains all kinds of personal information and identification
documents, and you certainly do NOT want t his to fall into the wrong hands.

Please keep this going.

Thank you.
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      06-18-2007, 01:10 PM   #2
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Thanks for the info...especially since I am moving to FL.
However, I guess it workd fine (for the thiefs) in FL where avg age is ~80...
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      06-18-2007, 01:20 PM   #3
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Wow...that is pretty smart....
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      06-18-2007, 02:28 PM   #4
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Seems like a lot of work, the classic gun in your face routine is passe now??
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      06-18-2007, 02:33 PM   #5
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This is the oldest trick in the book. This happens a lot in France. They use the paper trick and the motorcycle trick. The way the Motorcycle trick works is when you are a red light and there is no one in front of you a motorcycle will tap you lightly in the back. You then get out of the car to check the damage and someone goes off with your car. You'd be suprised how many people actaully leave their keys in the ignition after getting out of their cars. Be Careful People.
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      06-19-2007, 05:43 PM   #6
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This is the oldest trick in the book. This happens a lot in France. They use the paper trick and the motorcycle trick. The way the Motorcycle trick works is when you are a red light and there is no one in front of you a motorcycle will tap you lightly in the back. You then get out of the car to check the damage and someone goes off with your car. You'd be suprised how many people actaully leave their keys in the ignition after getting out of their cars. Be Careful People.
Damn thats a good one too....never really thought about these problems....thanks for the the heads up. Mike.
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      06-19-2007, 08:07 PM   #7
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Now, I'm no rocket scientist yet, but when I walk to my car, I generally have a clear view of all 6 windows of my car.

I mean anyone over 4 foot 6 usually can see all 6 windows ok...

So I'd imagine that most people would see the paper before the jacking...
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      06-19-2007, 08:41 PM   #8
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So we should make some spike strips for our driver's seat. Just as you exit your car, lay the spikes on your seat.
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Now, I'm no rocket scientist yet, but when I walk to my car, I generally have a clear view of all 6 windows of my car.

I mean anyone over 4 foot 6 usually can see all 6 windows ok...

So I'd imagine that most people would see the paper before the jacking...
ahahahahah. So true...
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way to wreck things for me, that's how I get dates!
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      06-20-2007, 03:02 AM   #11
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read this like 2 years ago... your not very observant if u dont notice a guy sticking crap on your rear windshield...
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      06-20-2007, 06:25 AM   #12
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read this like 2 years ago... your not very observant if u dont notice a guy sticking crap on your rear windshield...
+1

But I just thought of something...What if they wait somewhere really near i.e behind another car. Then when they see you sit inside your car and shut the door, they quickly put something on the rear windscreen....
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So we should make some spike strips for our driver's seat. Just as you exit your car, lay the spikes on your seat.
+1

dieee !
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Sounds like this:
http://www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/carjack.asp
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If you have MT, it's probable that the 16 year old thieves never learn to drive MT.
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