• May 14, 2010
As if we needed another reason to steer clear of valets everywhere, a report from The Herald Sun claims that a casino in Australia has handed over an F430 to someone other than the owner. This week, professional poker player Van Marcus stopped into the Crown Casino with some friends for a little recreation. Adam Ramsey was there at the same time, though when it came time to leave, Ramsey approached the valet stand claiming that he had lost his ticket. The guy points to the drop-head Ferrari F430 in the parking lot and says it's his. The valet crew asks the gentleman to fill out a form with his personal information, which he does, and hands him the keys to the Prancing Horse.

When Marcus discovers his car is missing, he's none too happy, and calls the police. It took the law a mere six hours to lay its hands on the car after Ramsey stopped for fuel. Now, typically, we look down on car theft in the biggest way possible. After all, you just don't mess with another person's vehicle. But you've got to admire the cajones on good Mr. Ramsey. He's currently pleading guilty to charges of vehicle theft.

Meanwhile, Marcus claims that the car doesn't even feel like his anymore. There was no damage to the vehicle. Thanks to everyone for the tips!

[Source: The Herald Sun]


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      • 4 Years Ago
      What punishment will he get?
      • 4 Years Ago
      Ok I see the Valets being nervous and stuff especially if the guy was creating a scene but c'mon.. you'd think someone would check the glove box for a registration card of some sort to prove it was his. Well those Valets are now fired I hope.
        • 4 Years Ago
        We're not required to carry registration or insurance cards here. There really isn't a way to prove the car is yours or not yours.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Note to Australian legislature:
        To prevent incidents such as this, require proof of registration in your vehicles!!!
      • 4 Years Ago
      if someone stole my car I wouldn't want it back, I agree with him feeling that it isn't the same car anymore (or doesn't feel like it).
      morgan plus four
      • 4 Years Ago
      What did the "writer" mean by "wrong owner". It would be the person other than the owner, "wrong owner" is meaningless.
        • 4 Years Ago
        @morgan plus four
        Think about it a little bit more.
      • 4 Years Ago
      See guys and girls; this is what happens when you don't tip the valet!
      • 4 Years Ago
      It's "cojones", vato! Cajones are either, literally, "boxes" or "@$$box" drums
      • 4 Years Ago
      OUCH
      • 4 Years Ago
      NEVER drive your Ferrari or other exotic to a casino/ mall/ etc.
      • 4 Years Ago
      If it was a scuderia, i would have done the same thing no doubt about it.
      • 4 Years Ago
      The thief may have had more bravery than brains, but it is beyond unacceptable to take someone else's ride. I'd say some jail time is in order.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Somehow, this reminded me of GTA:SA's mission "555 WE TIP"
      • 4 Years Ago
      "Meanwhile, Marcus claims that the car doesn't even feel like his anymore. There was no damage to the vehicle."

      It's like someone else sleeping with your significant other. Even if there's no "damage," it'll never be the same.
        • 4 Years Ago
        lol, I thought I was weird to feel that way about my car. But apparently I am not the only one haha. I bought my car new, and I don't want anyone touching it either. :P
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