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Old 12 April 2024, 09:41 AM   #1
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Arrested in Toronto!!!!!

This guy was just arrested in Toronto, using the same tactics (swapping envelopes of cash with paper clippings) as a couple of scams posted here by members.
It doesn't say what he stole, but his methods are the same!!

https://www.cp24.com/news/man-charge...tion-1.6843700

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Old 12 April 2024, 11:44 AM   #2
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Been waiting for the update on this Romanian bastard... it's up on all the Canadian enthusiast and dealer groups. He's been around swindling for years!

Too bad he won't rot in the slammer... the Canadian judicial system is an absolute joke
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Old 19 April 2024, 12:34 AM   #3
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is this the same POS who's been pulling this money-envelope switcheroo stunt all over the US?
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Old 19 April 2024, 12:39 AM   #4
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I’m curious how this envelope swap happens without being noticed. Once I count the cash it goes in my pocket.
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Old 19 April 2024, 12:47 AM   #5
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When I saw your thread title I figured it was going to be about the gold heist at Pearson airport

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toron...ests-1.7176041
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Old 19 April 2024, 01:55 AM   #6
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is this the same POS who's been pulling this money-envelope switcheroo stunt all over the US?
That's why I posted it. But it doesn't seem like it got enough traction. Hopefully some of the victims who came on here can still see this post and act accordingly!!

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Old 19 April 2024, 01:56 AM   #7
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When I saw your thread title I figured it was going to be about the gold heist at Pearson airport

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toron...ests-1.7176041
Ha, I saw that they got busted the other day!!

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Old 19 April 2024, 01:58 AM   #8
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Ha, I saw that they got busted the other day!!

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Old 20 April 2024, 12:09 AM   #9
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Iím curious how this envelope swap happens without being noticed. Once I count the cash it goes in my pocket.
The trick is the "envelope". You count the money and put it back in the envelope. A few seconds later they speaks to you with something, asks something like "let me look again, maybe I left something there" or sg like that and during this, they replaces the envelope in a second.

In the meantime, you think you've been keeping your eye on it the whole time, but not. So you can even open it for a moment, you still see the money inside - and when you open it at home, you notice that there are no longer hundred-dollar bills inside, but one-dollar bills.

For example, like this.
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Old 20 April 2024, 02:55 AM   #10
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He is only 44? Tough paper round as a kid obviously.
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Old 20 April 2024, 05:03 PM   #11
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Here is the original thread on this guy. Glad he's finally caught.
https://www.rolexforums.com/showthre...=847573&page=2
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