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WATCH: Chinese pedestrian scam fails horribly for old woman

2016-12-30 08:26

FAIL!: A Chinese woman was caught on dash cam attempting to execute a scam by launching herself in front of a car, fortunately the driver was two steps ahead. Image: YouTube

Cape Town - A growing trend in major Chinese cities sees pedestrians 'pounce' on cars driving at a slow pace and then launch themselves in the way of the vehicle according to NPR.org

The act is done in an attempt to gain compensation from the unsuspecting motorist. On December 24, dash-cam footage caught a middle-aged woman from Nanyang in the act, the only problem was is her 'attempt' was dismal. 

Wouldn't give up

The driver managed to preempt the granny's antics and slowed the car down to a complete stop, this however didn't stop the woman from trying the scam. 

The clip spread like wildfire on Chinese media, watch the clip below: 

Read more on:    china  |  shanghai  |  crash  |  dash cam

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