rahulmisra204 wrote:I was approached and conned by this same man Mehmood Khan (asian man about 6 ft tall spoke english, punjabi and hindi) in front of Canary Wharf tube station. He said his vehicle ran out of fuel and he wanted me to help him push it to a gas station nearby. When I said he could buy fuel from a nearby gas station he said he forgot his wallet and had no money on him. He then requested me to help him and offerred me to keep his passport. It was a British passport and it looked genuine to me in one glance.
I said I din't want his passport and offered him 5£ which would buy him enough fuel to move the vehicle to a gas station. Now, I know I've been an absolute idiot but he said he has to go to Leicester about £65 will get him there. He said he'll return me the money as soon as reaches home. He gave me his number 07415167064 (worked) and asked me to send my account details to him.
Needless to say his number wasn't reachable when I tried it the next day. I tried to report it to the police but they said this cannot be classed as a criminal offence as I willingly gave him money and refused to file a report.
Beware of this guy!
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