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Kuwait: Don't Open the Door for Strangers

Don't open your door for strangers, warns blogger Tooomz from Kuwait, who writes about a bizarre incident in which a woman called on her friend's house, pretended she was a neighbour, made up a convoluted story about how her son was sick and needed brain surgery and then begged for money.

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