Recently we shared the story of a local man who wanted to warn Lubbockites about an alleged grifter who he busted lying on tape. The video and story were compelling, and many other locals came forward to attest to the dishonesty of the man who used the same story, supposedly many times over, to separate kind-hearted folks from their hard-earned cash.

After the story broke, we received a call from a family member stating that not only was the alleged panhandler getting threats, but so was his family, including his children. This is beyond unnecessary.

The intent of the vast majority of people sharing this story (and us) was to simply warn other people to donate money elsewhere. A few people wanted to shame the guy a bit. But to take it to the level of threatening harm on him or his family goes too far.

You can watch the original viral video below.

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    Heated Confrontation Between Man & Alleged Panhandler