Traveler Beware! An Undercover Cop's Guide to Avoiding Pickpockets, Theft, and Travel Scams.
By Detective Kevin Coffey
Without fail, all of the frequent travelers, who have listened to this program have learned something and recommend it. If you are a high school graduate taking your first backpacking trip across Europe, or a serious road warrior who travels 100 times a year, you are guaranteed to learn something from Detective Coffey.
This program tells you how you can out-smart thieves and reduce your chances of becoming a mark for professional pickpockets, con-artists and identity thieves. It describes the latest scams that can occur in locations where travelers frequent such as airports, taxi cabs, shuttle buses, and even in public bathrooms!
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The following is a list of the topics covered on this MP3 audio download:
When it comes to crimes committed against travelers, the theft of property ranks number one, and usually, pickpockets of street thieves are the culprits. Traveler Beware provides in-depth advice regarding this topic. You will learn about the various types of thieves you may come up against and learn proactive strategies on how to protect your property from hands of sneaky street thieves, gypsy kids, or professional distraction theft teams who make a living by targeting travelers property.
Laptop Theft Prevention
Laptop theft is a growing problem facing both companies and individual travelers alike. You'd be devastated by the loss of your laptop. Traveler Beware provides actionable advice on how to best protect your valuables in the office, rental cars, hotel, and other locations. Make sure your laptop will always be in the right hands (yours) while on the road.
Luggage Pilferage and Theft
Every traveler has either read about luggage being pilfered by dishonest airline or TSA employees, or has seen any of the countless TV programs that have covered this topic. Many of these thefts could have been avoided or mitigated. This section provides information about luggage security, TSA locks “do’s and don’ts”, along with tips on how to avoid having your luggage fall into the wrong hands during the airport handling process.
You have seen the stories about hotel crimes covered on TV broadcasts. You will hear an insider's point of view on how and why professional thieves target you and your property while staying in even the best of hotels. Detective Coffey provides solid advice on making sure your valuable property is still in your hotel room when you get back.
Camera Theft Prevention
Do you travel with an expensive camera? Are you concerned your camera gear and images may end up in some street thief’s hands? Traveler Beware has a section specific to camera security, along with a discussion of the new camera security products that are on the market today.
After you hear this program, you will want to make sure your loved ones hear it too before their very next trip.
About the Author
Detective Kevin Coffey is a leading authority on travel crime. He has appeared on ABC’s 20/20, Oprah, CNN, CNBC, and is the host of the Travel Channel’s series “Travel Scams and Rip Off’s Revealed.”
Detective Coffey has investigated thousands of crimes committed against travelers at one of the country's largest international airports and was responsible for identifying the most common locations and methods used by professional thieves who target travelers at airports, hotels, and car rental agencies. He has also conducted thousands of interviews and interrogations of street robbers, luggage thieves, pickpockets, hotel burglars and other types of criminals who prey on the traveling public.
In his off-duty hours, Detective Coffey founded Corporate Travel Safety.com, a company that specializes in providing travel safety seminars and products. He has personally trained over 60,000 travelers in travel safety strategies and has set up travel safety programs for many companies. Some of his clients include Mattel, Motorola, Hewlett Packard, Toyota, Amgen, and Blue Cross and the U.S. government.
He is the Media's leading expert when it comes to travel safety. He has appeared on over 200 television stations both domestically and internationally. He has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, 20/20, CNN, CNBC, ABC, The Today Show, C/Net, and The Travel Channel.
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Length: 75 mins