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The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Money-Sniffing Scam
A man posing as a deputy stole nearly $1000 from an Ohio couple by telling them they had to hand over the money so that his dog could sniff it for drug residue. From AP News:

the fake deputy knocked on the Waverly, Ohio, couple's motel room door last week. The man told the couple a drug raid just happened next door and a police dog needed to sniff all of their money. Kuzinsky says the couple handed over the money and the fake deputy got into a small gray car and drove off. Kuzinsky says the man flashed some sort of identification and pretended to talk into a handheld radio during the robbery.

The guy got lucky that the couple had $1000 in cash on them.
Categories: Scams
Posted by The Curator on Tue Jun 10, 2008
Comments (1)
It's the wallet inspector.
Posted by .|.  on  Wed Jun 11, 2008  at  01:29 AM
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