Here is a video of pickpocket and travel scams that occur in Paris France. This is video done to show some of the unfortunate scams that scammers of travelers commit. This one is the age old scam of pretending to be deaf. While being deaf is very common, unfortunately, so are those who pretend to be in order to take others money. Watch these to videos to get an ideas of how the scam is preformed. Unfortunately, the only way to catch these types of scammers is to watch them from a distance when they think you are not watching, hear them speak.
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