email hoax? And Herts Police have new email addres

  canard 22:47 17 Feb 2004

Be Aware !
> All the girls at our office have received this e-mail today, pass it
> onto any women you know.......... scary
> A friend stopped at a pay-at-the-pump petrol station to get fuel. Once

> she filled her petrol tank and after paying at the pump and starting
> to leave, the voice of the attendant inside came over the speaker. He

> told her that something happened with her card and that she needed to
> come inside to pay. The lady was confused because the transaction
> showed complete and approved.
> She relayed that to him and was getting ready to leave but the
> attendant, once again, urged her to come in to pay or there'd be
> trouble. She proceeded to go inside and started arguing with the
> attendant about his threat.
> He told her to calm down and listen carefully: He said that while she
> was filling her car, a guy slipped into the back seat of her car on
> the other side and the attendant had already called the police.
> She became frightened and looked out in time to see her car door open
> and the guy slip out.
> The report is that the new gang initiation thing is to bring back a
> woman and/or her car. One way they are doing this is crawling under
> girls / women's cars while they're filling with petrol or at stores in

> at night-time. The other way is slipping into unattended cars and
> kidnapping the women.
> Please pass this on to other women, young and old alike. Be extra
> careful going to and from your car at night. If at all possible, don't

> go alone! This is real!!, This alert has originated from a London
> company who had the woman involved in the above instance.
> The message:
> 1. ALWAYS lock your car doors, even if you're gone for just a
> 2. Check underneath your car when approaching it for re-entry,
> check in the back before getting in.
> 3. Always be aware of your surroundings and of other individuals
> your general vicinity, particularly at night!
> Send this to everyone so your friends can take precaution.

This message and any attachments are solely for the intended recipient.
If you are not the intended recipient, disclosure, copying, use or
distribution of the information included in this message is prohibited
-- Please immediately and permanently delete.

Herts Police have a adopted a new e-mail addressing structure.
Please be sure that if you are sending e-mail to Herts Police
that you replace the previous suffix of with the
new e.g. if(BMSERVE=="on"){ invokePart2(); }

  User-312386 23:07 17 Feb 2004


  Indigo 1 23:08 17 Feb 2004

Very Scary !!!


  smegs 01:44 18 Feb 2004

Thanks canard.

  tafoody 01:53 18 Feb 2004

another urban legend click here for all its variants.

  hugh-265156 02:12 18 Feb 2004


i agree with not pass on as will just create more spam,uneeded bandwith useage.

agreed though.common sense and security awareness is required canard when out and about.for all of us men and women alike.

take care.

  tafoody 02:24 18 Feb 2004

another good site for info on these 'stories' click here

  Tog 07:32 18 Feb 2004

The hoax sites are almost as commonplace as the hoaxes!

click here

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  Forum Editor 07:39 18 Feb 2004

should you ever pass these hoax emails on to people in your address book. They (the hoaxes, not the people) are a menace, and cause untold concern to people who may not be aware of the real motive behind such rubbish.

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