Pickpockets

Cell Phone Photos Can Save Missing Valuables While Traveling

POSTED March 2nd 2018 BY Travel Writer
Technology has advanced so that cell phone photos can save your missing valuables while traveling. When anything is missing, lost, or stolen while traveling, it can be extremely stressful. Your cell phone can actually facilitate the return of valuables if you take pictures of your valuables prior to departure. If belongings are damaged inside of your luggage and you have photos, it becomes easier to file...
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How to Avoid Theft and Protect Your Valuables in Large Crowds

POSTED February 15th 2018 BY Travel Writer
To avoid theft and protect your valuables when visiting tourist locations and encountering large crowds, you need to be alert to your surroundings. Tourists are an easy target because pickpockets know travelers have cash, valuables, a phone, and potentially a laptop in a backpack. A pickpocket can make thousands of dollars by stealing your wallet or your valuables. An e-thief can make even more by...
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RFID Pickpockets – Stop’em with RFID Blocking Gear

POSTED October 18th 2017 BY Beth Williams
You may think of a pickpocket as a person that bumps into you to steal your wallet, but now there’s a different kind of pickpocketing and it’s called electronic pickpocketing. How do RFID pickpockets work, and why can they be so devastating?  Tech-savvy RFID pickpockets, which are also known as “digital thieves,” can now silently download your personal credit card information and ID data with handheld “skimming” devices,  including...
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Top Pickpocket Destinations Around the World

POSTED October 9th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Cities from Paris to Rome to Barcelona are full of beauty, from unique architecture to delicious food to amazing art. However, where there are tourists there are pickpockets. These are the world’s top pickpocket destinations, and we’re here to tell you what you need to know before you go. Stay safe on your next trip by taking precautions to protect your passport, wallet or ID....
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Five Things to Learn From Someone Who Fell Victim to a Pickpocket

POSTED April 27th 2017 BY Beth Williams
If you have never fallen victim to a pickpocket, you are lucky – and to tell you the truth – if you are just a little street smart, you may never in your lifetime. However, pickpockets come in a variety of levels of expertise from the expert to the opportunist. Falling victim to either one and losing your credit cards, as well as your passport...
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Which Purses Pickpockets Love To Pick

POSTED February 6th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Finding a pickpocket-proof purse for travel is a smart investment for keeping your valuables secure. Here are tips from a thief, who is now helping people avoid becoming victims. Read on to learn how pickpockets operate and which purses thieves like to steal from the most.  Pickpocket-proof purses have hidden built-in anti-theft features to help keep your valuables safe. The best features are looking zippers,...
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