This holiday season, strangers should be wishing each other good tidings and being nicer than usual. Yet as we all know, most of the time that is not the case – never more obvious than during the nightmare of a “shopping holiday’ known as Black Friday.
Around this time each year, as the temperature drops, the quantity of burglaries develops predictably. This year, another risk is upcoming for customers wherever that could cost them everything, just before the huge day arrives.
This new plot that thieves have come up with involves placing a fake $100 bill under the windshield wipers on your car. It’s the perfect cover, because no one would really notice that until they already got in the vehicle, especially if they are carrying shopping bags.
Once the impending casualty spots the money on the windshield, the criminal is expecting that they will leave the auto running, get out and snatch the cash. When they leave the vehicle, the cheat makes their turn and bounces into the front seat. Before long they will head out will every one of your resources, your auto and maybe even your youngsters.
So if you ever see a $100 bill on the front windshield of your car, don’t assume it;s some good Samaritan just trying to help out a struggling parent. To be even more careful, just never leave your car alone with the keys in the ignition.