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Cops: Sex scammers bind and rob men visiting Williamsburg escort

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A group of bad guys bound and robbed at least four men who scheduled a liaison with an escort in Williamsburg, police say.

Over a span of just five hours on Aug. 7, the perps targeted multiple johns who visited an apartment in a housing project on S. 10th Street between Berry Street and Bedford Avenue after the victims responded to an ad on Backpage.com.

When the first man arrived at about 1:30 a.m., a woman opened the door and let him in. As soon as he entered the apartment, two masked men grabbed him, pointed a gun at him, and forced him to the floor, investigators say.

The crooks then bound him with duct tape and took his credit and debit cards, driver’s license, Blackberry, car keys, and $200.

After snatching the valuables, the captors released the victim and waited for their next mark to arrive, police allege.

The other three robberies that night all followed the same pattern — until the last victim who reported the crime managed to fight off the robbers and escape before they could tie him up, according to cops.

However, the thieves still got away with his iPhone, police reports indicate.

In all, the hoodlums scored hundreds of dollars, electronics, and a bunch of credit and debit cards within the five-hour window.

Police later arrested a 44-year-old suspect, but the other robbers are still on the loose, investigators say.

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K says:
44 year old suspect, what a fricken loser low life
Aug. 15, 2012, 1:19 pm
Buster from Driggs & Russel says:
What a bunch of morons, walking into a situation like that. People never cease to amaze me. Were you born this morning? And did you ever heard of COODIES??
Jerks.
Aug. 15, 2012, 8:46 pm
JAY from PSLOPE says:
I don't condone people taking the law into their own hands or sticking guns in peoples faces, but on the other hand sex trafficking is a horrible and real problem in this country and in Brooklyn, which is based on violence and abuse, and the end users need to go to jail.
Sadly the end users are pretty much given a free pass, when in reality they should be locked up for 10 years or longer.
And for those of you out there who defend prostitution, keep in mind that the average age a girl starts turning tricks is 14, which makes it child rape, on the same level as Sandusky. If you want to defend that then you are a scum bag loser.
There is NOTHING good about any of this.
Aug. 15, 2012, 9:12 pm
Bill from Billyburg says:
...ummmm...and the first three guys didn't call the cops??????? The neighbors didn't know a thing? C'mon!

So who got the info that there were 3 other guys? The suspect they nabbed? Didn't the reporter wonder about this too?
Aug. 16, 2012, 11:49 am
Joey from Clinton Hills says:
I avoid housing projects when getting my fix for drugs or whores...I also avoid East New York and Brownsville. Too iffy!
Aug. 16, 2012, 1:35 pm
escort says:
escorts are supposed to be cleverer, far more well-groomed and also have the ability to captivate their customers in various other ways apart from sex.
Birmingham call girls
April 25, 2013, 5:45 am
Tiffany from Brooklyn,Manhattan,Queens,BX says:
THIS IS STILL HAPPENEING AND THE FUNNY THING IS THAT THERE IS 3 supsects doing this now, Except they are not tying them up but same exact scenario and the women is a black cross dresser
here are the real pictures i found them online

www.craigslistrobberies.wordpress.com

if you guys dont believe it go on cl or backpage right now and connect the dots every ad is the same 3 people.
May 21, 2014, 4:37 pm
John from Williamsburg says:
That's why if you are going to get a woman off of craigslist or backpage u have them come to you or don't get the girl at all!
July 12, 2014, 1:07 am

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