Just when we think we’ve found a way to
protect our most prized possessions from thieves and robbers, they come up with
new ways to steal things. It’s a never-ending cycle.
The latest trickery employed by
society’s underlings is so devious it’s almost genius, and all it takes is a
penny, your car door, and a blind eye. You’re going to want to see this.
When you get in your car in the morning,
you might want to start checking the passenger side door for something strange.
Car thieves have recently come up with a
devious new way to steal your vehicle.
It involves putting a penny or another
coin in the car door handle just like this
You probably wouldn’t notice it on the
passenger side or one of the rear doors, but when you go to lock your car, the
coin will keep that door from locking properly, leaving the door open for
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The thief wouldn’t even have to follow
you anywhere. They could just wait until you come home from work, blissfully
unaware that the coin is still lodged in the car door, and steal your car when
you go inside.
In reality, however, very few people
have anything to be concerned about. Mechanics say this won’t work on most car
And, of course, if you’ve noticed the
coin, obviously you can remove it and ensure the trick doesn’t work. However,
the thief might not notice the coin has been removed — and the ensuing
confrontation might not be how you would have hoped to have been spending your
So if on the remote chance that you do
find a coin in your door, we would advise you to be aware of your surroundings,
especially if anyone is following you. If in doubt, contact store security and
take a picture of the car door. And of course, if you feel you’re being
followed, contact police immediately.
You have to hand it to these people…
that’s actually pretty clever. But now that people are spreading the word, this
won’t work for much longer.
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let’s help keep everyone safe!