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Milwaukee parking scam; BBB tips to avoid becoming a victim

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Scammers are taking advantage of parking in downtown Milwaukee. Avoiding the scam could be as easy as reading the signs.

FOX6 News first exposed the scam on Wednesday. People pay to park in a private lot near 6th and McKinley, and their vehicles are towed away during events. 

“He had an orange cone, had a flashlight, had a vest on,” scam victim John Jordan said of the alleged scammer.

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Jordan jumped at the chance to park for $20 near Fiserv Forum, but he returned to his car after a game – it had been towed.

“My mouth just dropped because I was in awe,” said Jordan.

Surveillance shows alleged scammers at parking lot near 6th and McKinley

Surveillance from Milwaukee Area Technical College shows parking attendants wave people into the lot and collecting money. Not long after, cars were towed away.

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