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1 มกราคม 2022 เวลา 20:06 #10941opalnobletผู้เยี่ยมชม
As a scriptwriter who spent a year devising elaborate cons for the 1990s TV series Perfect Scoundrels, starring Peter Bowles and Bryan Murray, you’d think I’d be well-placed to spot a scam.<br>But, sadly, my work with fictional villains failed to help prevent my wife, Plum, and me falling victim to a brazenly simple con earlier this summer.<br>We had been for a drive to Fulham Palace, which is less than two miles from our home in West London.<br> Parking predators: Scriptwriter Ray Connolly and his wife Plum were taken in by a who preyed on them when they were trying to pay to park their car <br>I didn’t have my bank card on me to pay for parking, so, when we arrived in a leafy road, Plum phoned the RingGo number on the lamp-post.
For some reason — unrelated to the scam — it didn’t work.<br> RELATED ARTICLES Share this article Share 25 shares HOW THIS IS MONEY CAN HELP Just then, a man in chinos and a white shirt, appeared at the driver’s door.<br>He told Plum that problems with this machine were common and offered to accompany her to an alternative machine further along the road.<br>Assuming he was either a friendly local resident or a parking machine engineer who worked for the council, she happily went with him.<br>But, after putting her debit card into the slot and entering her Pin, the machine swallowed her card.<br>At this point, the helpful stranger made a phone call to someone she believed to be a colleague who looked after parking in the area, and handed the mobile to Plum.
The ‘colleague’ advised her to wait by the car for 20 minutes until someone came to help retrieve her card.<br><div class=”art-ins mol-factbox money” data-version=”2″ id=”mol-a2a6ee70-0fe1-11ec-b49d-7dea70f05c23″ website and dismay: Parking scammer stole £300 from our writer in minutes