Dent repair scam targeting people in parking lots
SEATTLE-- Next time you’re out shopping, police say watch out for a man offering to fix the dents on your car. They say it could be part of a scam. Seattle Police said a man approaches women who are alone as they get out of their car and offering to repair the dents and scratches. In the recent case, near the Trader Joe’s on Roosevelt Way, the woman declined and the scam artist marked up her car while she was inside shopping and demanded she pay him $150. Police said she was so intimidated she paid $60.