Beware of the traffic lights: The well-established circuit trick to rob drivers in Athens

Beware of the traffic lights: The well-established circuit trick to rob drivers in Athens
Beware of the traffic lights: The well-established circuit trick to rob drivers in Athens

The incidences of thefts in cars while the drivers they wait for the traffic light to turn green, with members of the ring entering the vehicles and removing bags and mobile phones within seconds. This particular one circuit has developed a “method” by which they manage to mislead drivers until their valuables are reduced to smoke.

In particular, according to Open reports, it is one circuit consisting of six people, in whose nets dozens of drivers have fallen in recent months. Video document of the channel shows the action of the circuit, which operates day and night, with its members not caring whether they will be noticed by the drivers of the other vehicles.

Its members spiral are on a daily basis on the street below the Petrou Ralli Bridge and they wait patiently for the red light to come on so that the vehicles can stop. Then one of the six approaches a car and pretends that the windshield wipers of the respective car is broken. In reality, however, the coil member breaks the wiper at that moment.

Next, members of the circle claim that they can help drivers by pointing out that they are in contact with a professional who can replace their windshield wiper. Some people fall into the trap and give… generously to the members of the spiral an amount of money which ranges from 20-40 euros. Most, however, understand that it is a well done scam, resulting in them getting out of the vehicle in order to argue with the fraudsters.

At that moment, however, another member of the spiral arrives on the scene and enters the car through the passenger door and in the blink of an eye removes the driver’s valuables, such as his wallet and mobile phone. It is noted that, as calculated, the spiral has been for several months at the traffic lights of the Petrou Ralli Bridge, with the the Greek police to have launched a manhunt to locate the members of the ring.

The article is in Greek

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