Thursday, July 3, 2008

Common Street Scams Overseas

(From the Perrin Post)
Headed abroad this summer? It's important to be aware of the tried and true ploys that petty thieves use ... and how to evade them. The other day I warned you about a common scam in Italy: the fake street fight. One little boy pretends to beat up another. When the victim approaches you in tears, asking for money so he can get home to safety, you pull out your wallet -- and the kids snatch it and race off. Here are three other scams to watch out for: Click here to read the rest of the story.