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Fake car sales - Police warning
« on: 16:47:54, 23/01/20 »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-51220514


"Ruthless" criminals are using fake online adverts for car sales to lure victims into a series of "terrifying" armed robberies, police have warned.
Potential buyers were threatened with machetes, a gun or a hammer before the offenders fled with their cash.


Greater Manchester Police has linked reports of 10 armed robberies across Manchester and Oldham from 19 November up to Wednesday.
The majority of victims were targeted on eBay, the force said.
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