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Re: Visitors Risk Being Shot in Florida

Eric Friedebach (
5 Oct 2005 10:08:14 -0700

PAT wrote:

> You may also recall that a few years ago, there was an instance of
> some tourists from Germany getting their rental car in Florida
> car-jacked, then they, themselves got shot dead. There was a big
> stink about that case also, and the German newspapers played it up.
> Probably the French newspapers (AFP) wanted make French people aware
> of this new law in Florida also. PAT]

I believe that was not long after Florida passed a concealed carry
law. Florida does not have front license plates, so many rental car
companies would add a plate with their logo on it. This made it very
easy for the criminals to spot their unarmed victims.

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Eric Friedebach
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