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Sweet-talking hitchhiker steals car

A hitchhiker in South Africa used a proposal of a love affair to trick a woman in to loaning him her car -- and then stole it, according to this report:

He described himself as a family man, but explained that his wife had died in an accident five years ago.
"She started to trust him," said [Captain Mlungisi] Matidane. "The gentleman proposed love to the lady," he said. He wanted to have an affair with her. "She agreed to accept the proposal."
On reaching their destination, the woman was unable to find parking so she got out of the car and asked the man to park somewhere. "He vanished," said Matidane.

Read the full story at the Independent Online web site.

By Washington Post Editors  |  July 12, 2010; 7:11 AM ET
Categories:  Around the World , Offbeat  
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@Jeremy, Yeah you should contact a Personal Injury Lawyer and get a free consultation, explain to them what exactly and they will help you, one of my friend recommended this hope you feel better soon

Posted by: williamjones12 | July 12, 2010 7:30 AM | Report abuse

Does this mean the wedding is off?

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | July 12, 2010 3:17 PM | Report abuse

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