“At this point, we’re really just trying to get the word out,” said Smith County Sheriff Roger Padilla. “Up until recently, this criminal technique was more prevalent in European countries, but we’re starting to see it here now in the United States.”
Criminals have launched a new crazy trick, and if you own a car you should be informed about it.
“This is an issue that affects all demographics,” said Padilla. “It doesn’t matter what color your skin is or what neighborhood you live in. Becoming aware of your surroundings and being informed in general goes a long way towards protecting yourself.”
this invented is so effective that it’s been used in a lot of countries, fortunately, cops are trying to stop it from spreading ASAP.
The first victim of this strangely effective strategy was in limpop, South Africa, this trick is using to steal vehicles.
South African Police Service (SARS) spokesman Amahle Pillay said: “We have extremely sophisticated car thieves in South Africa, We began to see the first instances of it around 2014, and by the following year, it had become so prevalent we alerted INTERPOL of the methodology.”
The next cases were reported in Germany, Spain, Greece, and Italy.
Now, this trick has begun popping up in southwestern united states…