Pickpockets Videos See Them in Action

Theft at the Beach-Thieves Caught on Video Plus How to Keep Valuables Safe

POSTED February 11th 2020 BY Travel Writer
I’m sure you’ve wondered what is the best way to keep valuables safe at the beach or pool. Have you ever gone to the beach and wondered what should I do with my phone, camera, keys or other valuables while I’m in the water? You’re not alone and thefts are common, especially at popular and crowded beaches favored by tourists. Keeping Valuables Safe While at...
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Paris – Fake Petition Scam – Watch Video and Learn From A Victim

POSTED October 29th 2019 BY Beth Williams
In Paris Don’t Fall for the – Fake Petition Scam The fake petition scam has been going on in France, Italy, and Spain for years because it is so successful. It’s a scam many first time visitors fall for because it starts out as what appears to be a legitimate conversation with a friendly local.  You will usually find con-artists with clipboards at many of...
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Purse Theft Videos

POSTED March 25th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Watch these videos of thieves caught stealing purses in various situations. Sometimes you really need to watch videos of items being stolen from travelers to truly understand the importance of making sure your bags are theft-resistant to keep your valuables secure. Travel with peace of mind by investing in an anti-theft travel bag, a money belt, or an anti-theft waist pack before you begin packing...
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Restaurant Purse Theft Videos

POSTED September 26th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Tips and Tools to Keep Your Purse Secure While You Dine     Thieves often prey on unsuspecting diners, especially tourists, while they are enjoying a meal in a restaurant. Watch these videos that capture thieves who seem to be restaurant patrons help themselves to more than just a meal. Having your purse or daypack stolen while traveling overseas can devastate your trip and cause a huge...
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Top Pickpocket Locations London Subways

POSTED September 14th 2017 BY kevin4371
While London tops many traveler’s lists as one of their must-see cities to visit in Europe, certain London’s subway lines are tops with pickpockets. The busier the station or line is with travelers the busier it is with pickpockets.  Make sure you are safe from pickpockets while using the London Underground or Tube so you don’t waste precious vacation time in a police station making...
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How Thieves Steal Wallets on Escalators

POSTED October 29th 2016 BY Beth Williams
Watch the below video which shows a team of pickpockets working an escalator in a shopping mall.  One of the pickpockets is in front of the victim on the escalator and when they reach the top he pretends like he drops something, causing a large backup of the people behind him.  Watch closely, and you will see the co-pickpocket steal the victim’s wallet and flee....
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A Street Smart Guide to Avoiding Pickpockets – Actual Pickpocket Videos

POSTED February 27th 2016 BY Beth Williams
Pickpockets have been around ever since the invention of pockets, purses, and carry bags. Unfortunately, it is just something th at travelers need to be prepared for when they travel – especially when visiting crowded tourist destinations. One of the best ways to out smart pickpockets is to know their scams, diversions, and methods, so you won’t be victimized. Think of it as part of...
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Video See Pickpockets Caught in the Act

POSTED December 29th 2015 BY Travel Writer
The below video shows how well-orchestrated pickpockets operate in Argentina. This video is from the Travel and Escape TV network and really catches thieves in action and even gets them to talk to the camera when caught. Protect yourself and your valuables when traveling. You as a tourist are a prime target. If victimized you’ll most likely not take the time to report the theft to...
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