Man Lends Phone at Bar, Loses Almost $4,500 in Less Than 2 Minutes


Here is something to consider before you lend your phone to a stranger.

Rob Gilliam of Charlotte, North Carolina is out almost $45 hundred after lending his phone to a stranger in a bar.

Security footage from the bar shows a man walking up to Gilliam and asking to borrow his phone to make a call.

“It wasn’t until Sunday that I realized he had venmoed himself $4,430,” said Gilliam.

Do you have a Venmo account? Would you let a stranger use your phone?

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