Robbery and Street Crime Prevention

Pickpocket and Scam Activity at the Eiffel Tower, Paris

POSTED June 27th 2021 BY Beth Williams
Tourists love to visit the Eiffel tower at night and hence there are pickpockets at the Eiffel Tower at night too. Many tourists visit the surrounding area of the Eiffel Tower at night to see it lit up with strobe lights and enjoy the tower’s nighttime ambiance. The benefit of visiting the tower late in the evening is that there are smaller crowds and shorter...
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Vehicle Safe Information

POSTED May 10th 2021 BY Travel Writer
Portable Safes That Secure Handguns and Small Valuables Such as Wallets and Phones Firearm or gun security is the responsibility of you the firearm owner. Many law enforcement officers or those with CCW’s rely on vehicle safes to help ensure that pistols or guns if left in vehicles, don’t end up in the wrong hands. Make sure you’re in compliance with your most recent State...
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How to Hide Money on Your Body

POSTED February 28th 2021 BY Beth Williams
Proven Ideas from Experienced Travelers How to hide money on your body. Today’s money belts are not your father’s money belt. A money belt can be your most important accessory when you’re traveling, especially when visiting busy and popular tourist attractions. It is in these locations where pickpockets and thieves are most likely to target their marks. A money belt depending on its size and...
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Deaf Mute and Fake Petition Scams in Europe

POSTED June 28th 2020 BY Beth Williams
Tourist Scams in Europe Include “Deaf Mute” People with Petitions  Thieves and scammers make a living preying on the kind hearts and naivete of tourists.  Familiarize yourself with the petition scams in Europe and save your money. The Deaf Mute Scam and the Fake Petition Scam typically involves women or young girls as the scammers. Some are pregnant, but on occasion young boys may also...
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Travel Safety Tips for Visiting Developing Countries

POSTED February 13th 2020 BY Beth Williams
Westerners visiting developing countries can often have life-changing experiences. Unfortunately, tourists can also find themselves as targets of crime or scams. These travel safety tips for visiting developing or third-world countries can help you have a safer experience. Locals know that you have more money and valuables than they do. They also know you have less recourse if you are victimized. Consider these travel safety...
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What Every Beach or Pool-Goer Needs to Pack, and it’s not Sunscreen

POSTED March 3rd 2018 BY Beth Williams
Thefts at beaches and pools increase during the busy vacation season when tourists and locals flock to the water.  Most beachgoers leave their wallets, cell phones, cameras or other valuables while they go for a swim or walk along the shore hoping that they’ll be there when they return. Most think they don’t have an alternative but to leave their property unattended or guarded. Some...
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