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Old 22 December 2016, 10:31 AM   #1
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Pawn shop rip-off (the hand is quicker than the eye)

This guy goes into a pawn shop with both a real and fake rolex. He shows the lady the real one, and just before he gets paid for it, switches it out with the fake one in his other hand.



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Old 22 December 2016, 10:58 AM   #2
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Old 22 December 2016, 11:01 AM   #3
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Old 22 December 2016, 11:09 AM   #4
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I always wonder what these clever individuals would be able to accomplish if they put their talents to good use ...

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Old 22 December 2016, 12:14 PM   #5
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Old 22 December 2016, 01:24 PM   #6
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We had 2 women working together that stole over $1K in gold chains in a similar type sleight of hand robbery in my jewelry store.
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Old 22 December 2016, 08:31 PM   #7
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Haha more likely the sales assistant got scammed, then the boss discovered the rip off so she said it must have been a switch ROFL. Old saying that if something seems too good to be true it probably is har har har lol

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Old 22 December 2016, 08:35 PM   #8
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Haha more likely the sales assistant got scammed, then the boss discovered the rip off so she said it must have been a switch ROFL. Old saying that if something seems too good to be true it probably is har har har lol

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Oops I just read the story. 😱😳🤕 slick con alright yar

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Old 22 December 2016, 11:36 PM   #9
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Uses his real name and finger prints? How has he not been caught?
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Old 28 December 2016, 03:42 PM   #10
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Uses his real name and finger prints? How has he not been caught?
I was wondering the same.
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Old 2 January 2017, 08:46 PM   #11
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Uses his real name and finger prints? How has he not been caught?
who do you imagine is trying to catch him?
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Old 3 January 2017, 05:22 PM   #12
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Oldest trick in the book. Anyone seen the pants switch in the Sting?


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Old 4 January 2017, 11:53 AM   #13
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Old 5 January 2017, 10:28 AM   #14
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What's the end goal ? I mean, either he is strung out or on his way south. I just don't get it..It's like people robbing a bank or shooting someone, you are going to get caught so what is the point.
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Old 5 January 2017, 11:20 AM   #15
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Uses his real name and finger prints? How has he not been caught?
It's just a matter of time, believe that. He will eventually do time. Scumbag thief.
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Old 5 January 2017, 03:27 PM   #16
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Saw this one a couple weeks ago... it was amateur hour at the Pawn Shop. This should be part of any sales associate training. Once a real timepiece is validated and an offer made, it can't go back into the hands of the customer, or, it has to be rechecked/validated again. Expensive lesson, but these scams always have a simple counter move if procedures are followed. Still, pretty brazen.
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Old 6 January 2017, 01:40 PM   #17
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Foolish. CCTV is very inexpensive and good in the digital age. Post-haste to capture. Thieves disgust me.
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