How a Facebook blind date led to supermarket robbery

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Do you take enough care over who you make your Facebook friend?

A Belgian supermarket manager learnt a lesson the hard way, after he struck up a friendship with a woman called “Katrien Van Loo” on Facebook.

Little did he know, that when she invited him to a dinner date at her apartment, something else entirely was planned.

As you can see in the following video, the unnamed supermarket manager didn’t find a sexy Facebook admirer, but instead two men who overpowered him, and left him gagged and blindfolded.

Before the night was out, a third man had broken into the supermarket…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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