Disturbing Behavior

@andriaperry (114255)
Anniston, Alabama
February 22, 2021 10:02pm CST
We were at a store this evening just after dark, at the car, ready to leave. This nice car drove up with an elderly lady driving. She said " excuse me, can I ask you something?" We looked at her and said " yes." She then said " I need to get my granddaughter to Huntsville and I need gas money. " Robert said " sorry we just spent our money." When I looked at the granddaughter she was in the floor of the car, looked to be about 15 years old, I suppose she wanted her to look like a little kid. That scam for money has been around forever.
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@DaddyEvil (33881)
• United States
23 Feb
Good grief! People will try anything... *shake my head*
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
23 Feb
Yes they will
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@DaddyEvil (33881)
• United States
23 Feb
@andriaperry I'm glad you didn't fall for it.
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@rakski (80578)
• Philippines
23 Feb
oh my, I cannot believe an elderly would still do that
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
23 Feb
I know!
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@rakski (80578)
• Philippines
23 Feb
@andriaperry it is very unlikely behavior. It is better to really ask upfront than do that
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
@rakski I agree
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• China
24 Feb
During the epidemic period, we should be more on guard against fraud
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
It's common here
• China
1 Mar
@andriaperry It's time to be vigilant
@LindaOHio (58506)
• United States
23 Feb
We fell for it because we didn't know what else to do. I knew it was a scam; but I felt guilty. The guy said he needed gas money.
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
Dont gove money anymore!
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@LindaOHio (58506)
• United States
27 Feb
@andriaperry Nope! We won't!
@Hannihar (110800)
• Israel
23 Feb
@andriaperry Good reply from Robert.
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
Yes.
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@Hannihar (110800)
• Israel
28 Feb
@andriaperry Good for him. I am glad that you are happy.
• Midland, Michigan
23 Feb
I've never heard of that scam before. You have?
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
Yes, back in 2000 I heard it outside the hospital
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• Midland, Michigan
27 Feb
@andriaperry I can't see that one working very well.
@LadyDuck (326668)
• Switzerland
23 Feb
Oh my goodness, how may they think that people fall in their silly scam schemes?
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
People who have never heard of the scam.
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@LadyDuck (326668)
• Switzerland
28 Feb
@andriaperry Oh my, they live in a cave I suppose.
@DocAndersen (34887)
• United States
23 Feb
i hate that kind of stuff. I feel bad at first when I say no, then as they leave i see the truth, and i feel better that I said no!
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
I dont feel bad.
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@DocAndersen (34887)
• United States
27 Feb
@andriaperry you shouldn't you did the right thing!
@Dena91 (11254)
• United States
25 Feb
Wow. It's people like grand mom that makes it hard to want to help someone because no one wants to be a victim of a scam at any level. I wonder how much she did make because I am sure there were some who gave because she was elderly. Reminds me about when Mike gave someone $10 in a Wal Mart parking lot. They were wanting to get to the next county, said they fell on bad times. He said he was from Tennessee. After Mike gave him the $, I looked down and there were Louisiana plates on his truck. I told Mike he lied about being from Tennessee, he heard me and cursed at me. About that time the police pulled up. Apparently someone had called them on him.
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@just4him (235873)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
24 Feb
That's terrible for her to do that. It's good you knew it was a scam.
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
Yep. Learned that one a long time ago
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@RasmaSandra (39539)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
24 Feb
My goodness, what a bad example for her granddaughter. I am sure that she did not want money for gas. I wonder if this is something she does every day.
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
Could be.
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@JudyEv (239081)
• Bunbury, Australia
24 Feb
They keep trying, don't they?
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
Yes anything to get money for free
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@jaboUK (63558)
• United Kingdom
24 Feb
How can anyone have the gall to do that??
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
I know, but some will.
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@allknowing (89232)
• India
23 Feb
A novel way of begging!!
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
Exactly
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@LeaPea2417 (30406)
• Toccoa, Georgia
23 Feb
Wow, how creepy and evil.
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
Lol. Yes.
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@eileenleyva (21881)
• Philippines
23 Feb
Con artists everywhere.
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
Everywhere.
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@DianneN (219650)
• United States
23 Feb
Yes, old scam that I never saw.
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
I think I have seen a lot
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@thelme55 (64152)
• Germany
23 Feb
OMG! I am glad you didn’t give money.
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
Never
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• Rupert, Idaho
23 Feb
I haven't seen that scam personally, but that is crazy!
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
Well mow you know
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@Shiva49 (18892)
• Singapore
23 Feb
Grandmother being such a bad example to her granddaughter.
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@andriaperry (114255)
• Anniston, Alabama
27 Feb
Yes I think so too
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