Scammer allegedly targeting elderly drivers

Riverdale residents say a scam artist is targeting elderly drivers. The scam artist allegedly pulls elderly drivers over by claiming they have a leak under their car. Local auto shop owner Al Cohen says

News 12 Staff

Aug 6, 2009, 10:58 PM

Updated 5,409 days ago

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Scammer allegedly targeting elderly drivers
Riverdale residents say a scam artist is targeting elderly drivers.
The scam artist allegedly pulls elderly drivers over by claiming they have a leak under their car. Local auto shop owner Al Cohen says the man then pops the victim's hood and fiddles with the radiator cap, making the car owner believe maintenance is needed.
The scammer then "fixes" the problem and charges the victim from $40 to $100, Cohen says.


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