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Our “Car Repair” Scammer

May 31, 2012

This guy with the Jamaican accent keeps on appearing and running his scam. If you are new to this area, and are not familiar with this long-running story – he picks a parked vehicle in a parking lot and disables something under the front that is accessible from outside the vehicle. Then he waits for…

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Our Car Repair Scammer

April 1, 2012

Thanx to an alert and aware neighbor who sent the dialogue about this scammer in the attachment to this report. This is info to pass on to your neighbors and friends. If anyone suspects they have become a victim of this parking lot scam – DO NOT pay the guy who just happens to show…

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Door Bell Ringers

September 7, 2010

We recently had a rash of reports of strangers at our front doors asking for donations or selling magazines for various reasons, and I hope that no one here got taken. This was quite obviously one of the rings that travel around to many cities, hit hard and leave. If this part of Atlanta was…

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Yet Another Scam to Be Aware Of

June 11, 2010

There have to be some people who lay awake at night trying to think of ways to run scams. I just got the following e-mail from Joe McCoy telling me about this cash redistribution method I was not aware of – though after checking this afternoon I found that it is going on in various…

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Yet Another Door-to-Door Story

May 11, 2010

Morningside has reported a new angle on door-to-door sales technique and product. This concerns a slim b/m in his early twenties with lots of tattoos, stating he is an ex-gang member, and is now selling bottles of cleaning solution out of a red duffle bag. He also has a towel with him for cleaning demonstrations.…

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