Real Scammers vs People in Real Need: How Can We Tell?

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It’s happened more time than I can count. I’m heading to my car in the grocery or discount store parking lot and some guy carrying a gas can approaches me with a story about having run out of gas. He has no money and wonders if I can spare some cash. Or a similar character rings my front doorbell with the same scenario. I say no, I don’t have any cash and it’s the truth because I do not habitually carry cash in my wallet.

But this time was different.

Read more in my latest post at National Catholic Register.

How I Fell for the Out-of-Gas Scam. Or Not.

 

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