Posted 06-23-2004 at 19:31:06
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A friend of mine just sent me this in an e-mail...thought I'd pass it along.. Scarey.
Subject: Carjacking Scheme
> THIS IS FROM A HAMPTON POLICE OFFICER
> Be aware of new car-jacking scheme Imagine: You walk across the
> parking lot, unlock your car and get inside. Then you lock all your
> doors, start the engine and shift into REVERSE, and you look into the
> rearview mirror to back
> out of your parking space and 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
> you reach the back of your car, that is when the car-jackers appear
> nowhere, jump into your car and take off !! Your engine was running,
> (ladies would have their purse in the car) and they practically mow
> you down as they speed off in your car.
> BE AWARE OF THIS NEW SCHEME THAT IS NOW BEING USED.
> Just drive away and remove the paper that is stuck to your window
> later, and be thankful that you read this email. I hope you will
> forward this to friends and family...especially to women! A purse
> contains all identification, and you certainly do NOT want someone
> getting your home address. They already HAVE your keys!!!!!