Parking lot scams: Why you give money to strangers even when you know you're being conned


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Some would say parking lots themselves are scams: $20 for two hours. Really?!!!

They are also places where, for at least a short time, you’re trapped. When backing out of your parking space, someone could rap on your window, and ask for money to buy food or for a bus ticket to get home. There is no escape and you must deal with the situation somehow.

There are many more scams that depend upon confronting you in vulnerable moment. In this episode, you’ll learn what they are and how con artists manipulate you into giving them money, even when you know you’re being scammed.

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