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keelhauler1

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Posted: 03/27/10 07:50pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I hope this story is not true but it was relayed to me as a true story.

Jack Vanderby wrote:

BAD NEWS We have been hijacked & have nothing left but the clothes on our back! THIS IS NOT A JOKE!!!
We were leaving Rosies in Cd. Victoria and were about 1 hour away near the km 57 where the road splits & separates for about 1 mile or 2---near the lake. -The road was blocked and bandidos with guns and machine guns threw us out of our vehicles. We were travelling with Dave & Joyce. They took off with our trucks and campers. Left us in the ditch. 5-6 truckers went by but refused to stop. The Federales 3 cars just happened to come by 5 minutes later. Spent the day at their office.
We figured the bandidos cased us out at Rosies and let their gang know we were coming.
It was too well planned to be randomly done at 9:40 a.m..........
We were not physically hurt but emotionally.......
When you travel out of here, we recommend you travel behind a big truck or doble remolque so they don.t have a chane to block the road. Or else use another exit into US.
And now the paper work has started.....not a very fast or easy business.

We are still in Victoria. trying to get to Monterrey for passports, etc. and flight out of MX. with 2 dogs.

safe travels. We thank God we are ok.

Michelle & Jack
Dave & Joyce

ps send this to all travelling in MX friends.



John

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Posted: 03/27/10 08:12pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I do not belive this, why did not the people that was highjacked post. I think this is a rumor.





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[emoticon] You must have been scared to death. Can you provide a location link on Google maps or Google Earth as to where this happened to you? I can't imagine that you'll ever feel safe again in Mexico. How incredibly dissapointing for you and your family. Don't let the insurance companies screw you over either. Keep us posted via this forum please. Take extremely good care.

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Kevin

p.s. I apologize for the giant words that say Google Earth. I don't know why that happened and I can't seem to prevent it from happening. Grrr.


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Posted: 03/27/10 08:32pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Whenever I see phrases such as
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THIS IS NOT A JOKE!!!
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send this to all travelling in MX friends.
I get keenly suspicious.....[emoticon]

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Sounds like bullsheet.

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Posted: 03/27/10 09:39pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

best kept secret as of today nothing in the local new for that city, http://www.eldiariodevictoria.com.mx/ and somthing like this makes headlines in the states very fast..

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Posted: 03/27/10 09:51pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If all they had was the clothes on their backs, how did they post this?

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Posted: 03/27/10 10:39pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Keelhauler1
Could you please elaberate as to who sent this to you? It appears you do not know these unfortunate people, so did you ask the person who sent it to you where he or she received this from?
It appears odd to me that someone would post something like this without some sort of research and a little explanation.
I am not saying it did not happen just need more info to believe it!


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Kind of like Nixon saying...."I am not a crook".... or the guy telling the cop..." I was not driving drunk"..... I smell a troll.....something like this would not be quieted.

Of course if it was in Ciudad, Victoria, then I guess it could be Victoria's Secret...[emoticon]....Dennis


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keelhauler1 wrote:

I hope this story is not true but it was relayed to me as a true story.

Hi John & Peggy
1. who relayed it to you? "as if it were true"
2. how did it end up in quotes -- as in quoted from another post? I did a search for the name Vanderby and this was the only mention of it in all of the rv.net forum. "Jack Vanderby wrote" this where? No references for the alternate spelling, Vanderbie, either.
3. I agree that the syntax is very much like the language used in other urban myths, as in why would anyone who had such a thing happen to them have to say that it in not a joke. No humor there any way you look at it.
4. Some other travelers must have met these two couples somewhere. Cd. Victoria in on the way, about 4 hours from the US border, so other people must have met these two couples somewhere further south. Who are Michelle & Jack, Dave & Joyce. with 2 dogs.
Lets all try to confirm or debunk this as soon as possible.


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