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Source: Schneier on Security - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security Really nice social engineering example. Note his repeated efforts to ensure that if he's stopped again, he can rely on the cop to vouch for him. Woe is Carl Bordelon, a police officer for the town of Ball, La. His dashboard camera captured (below) his questioning of Richard Lee McNair, 47, on Wednesday. Earlier that same day, McNair had escaped from a federal penitentiary at nearby Pollock, La., reportedly hiding in a prison warehouse and sneaking out in a mail van. Bordelon, on the lookout, stopped McNair when he saw him running along some railroad tracks.

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