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Car Jacking - Be Aware and Careful!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by avi619, Apr 6, 2013.

  1. avi619

    avi619 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    So I just came across this and thought it would be a good idea to warn my fellow members. This is a new thing with people out of work and needing cash. Beware, its headed our way.

    BEWARE OF PAPER ON THE BACK WINDOW OF YOUR VEHICLE- NEW WAY TO DO CAR JACKINGS.
    So it works this way, you walk across the parking lot, unlock your car and get inside. Then you lock all your doors, start the engine and shift into REVERSE.
    Habit!
    You look into the rear-view window to back out of your parking space and you notice a piece of paper, might be fake money note or some sort of advertisement stuck to your rear window. So, you shift into PARK, unlock your doors and jump out of your vehicle to remove that paper (or whatever it is) that is obstructing your view...when you reach the back of your car, that is when the car-jackers jump out of nowhere..jump into your car and take off! They practically mow you down as they speed off in your car.

    And guess what, ladies?
    I'll bet your purse is still in the car.
    So now the car-jacker has your car, your home address, your money and your keys. Your home and your whole identity has been compromised.

    BEWARE OF THIS NEW SCHEME THAT IS BEING USED NOW.
     
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  2. artizhay

    artizhay BANNED BANNED

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    Hm. Good thing my car is a manual. Guy will probably be like, "Hey man, how do you work this thing?"
     
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  3. avi619

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    If a guy is into car-jacking business, I bet he will know to ride almost any car of any type :p
     
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  4. tnhomestead

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    Why I live in the sticks, here he jumps in the car and gets shot -- problem solved! Course that assumes the dogs dont eat him first! LOL Get a concealed carry permit and help scare criminals straight!
     
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    lol if he does not he is one sorry employee...:p
     
  6. artizhay

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    Assuming he trained with various car transmissions thoroughly beforehand, but if he never learned to drive a manual, and given that less than 7% of vehicles in the US are manual, I would just assume he's never stolen a manual vehicle.
     
  7. unclemike

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    Also the warning suggest these are not professionals but unemployed average Joes resulting to crime. :)
    So your estimate could very well be correct.
     
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    On tangent, this is such a weird reason supporting why everyone should have a cell phone.

    I'm not a criminologist, but if this is how car jackers have evolved, it's pathetic in a sad way. When I think car jacking, it's either upfront at a redlight or when the car has been unattended for a long time where it shouldn't be. Stealing an already running car, when someone is right there, and can call the authorities on you within like 5 minutes and have a helicopter in the air because they love that shit looks like the mark of people who are stealing cars to eat, not for profit. It still seems super saddening, like stories of people stealing potatoes and not covering their tracks after a while because of feeling such shame and resignation they are doing what they have to do to survive and are at peace with the consequences.

    I'm in a disillusioned place I think. It almost seems that ending these thieves quickly before their hearts can even skip a beat in fear is mercy these days, which is a bit crazy. I don't know.
     
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  9. TonySe

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    it's a hoax message guys,
    "The Scam: This is a fictional scam that, whilst possible, has never actually happened. The email warnings are just made up, probably by some would be con artist who thinks this might work but is too ethical (or wimpy) to actually try it out.
    "

    hoax-slayer.com/car-jacking-warning.html
     
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    artizhay BANNED BANNED

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    So that means someone is never going to try it? Now that some hoax website says it's not real, humans are physically incapable of carrying out the simple actions involved in this jacking scheme?
     
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    After reading the thread title I thought it is warning for car jackers
     
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  12. Jonny Quick

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    Sounds like a great method. Thanks for sharing. Rep+
     
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    That's a pretty blackhat but clever method!

    Goes to show anyone will do anything to make money these days.
     
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    It'd be a real bad day for a carjacker to pull this shit on me. I carry a .380 in my front pocket all the time. I'd just regret cleaning up the mess after they haul him off.
     
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  15. avi619

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    I agree. This seems pretty much real and there is no harm in taking pre-cautions.
    There is an old saying: It's better to be safe than sorry.
     
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    It would be a very bad day if they tried this on a red-neck who was carrying a 12 gauge :D
     
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    I kinda doubt you would really pull out your gun and shoot someone who is stealing your car, and with that method i wonder you would be so stunned what the fuck is going on that you would not have time to do that. Also if it is at parking lot with lot of people around are you sure you want to take risk of shooting down some by-stander.


    There have been some car jackings like this, people coming knock your window telling your tire is flat, and when you go take a look they hop in your car and drive away.


    Someone with 12 gauge will doubtfully hop out of his car with the shotgun. Also it has only range of max 50 meters / 100 feet even less trough the back window. So if its not full auto shotgun its quite useless in that situation.
     
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    Good thing I'm packing heat..... On my person (not in the car) We got an awesome gun law in Texas :D


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  19. artizhay

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    Because you know all about him and what he would do with his concealed weapon, correct? Who are you to tell someone whether they would or wouldn't draw their weapon?

    Given that the range would be about 5-10 feet, and there is a good chance you'll be facing the thief as you turn to remove the paper, you can very well have a good shot on the guy.

    And to say that he would be overwhelmed and confused by the situation is absurd. People who use concealed carry have trained with their weapons. They may not have ever experienced the particular situation, but they have trained to handle the situation. To say someone else would be scared and frantic in the situation is only a reflection of how you would feel in the situation; don't force your shortcomings onto others.

    Also, if there are bystanders who are out of range, then great. Given the short accuracy of a pistol and that you will be aiming at a depressed angle since the driver will be below you as you are standing, you are unlikely to hit them, yet they will make great witnesses when you have to go to court for invoking your firearm. It's up to the shooter to determine the safety. And besides, you can always aim even lower and shoot a tire.
     
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    Have fun getting butt raped in jail, but hey at least you saved the car.

     
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