Travel to Europe -Beware of Pick Pockets

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Travel to Europe -Beware of Pick Pockets

Postby dolphinsiah » Fri Jul 19, 2013 8:49 pm

A Good Video to warn tourists when travelling oversea.

Watch the clip especially from 8 minutes onwards



Watching this videoclip , how this guy safe guard his personal belongings ...
Wearing so many things hidden around his body....
Makes me feel stressful.... :shock: :yikes: :yikes:

Like that how to have a peaceful mind to go holiday? :skeptical:
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Re: Travel to Europe -Beware of Pick Pockets

Postby dolphinsiah » Fri Jul 19, 2013 8:54 pm

Look at these group of teens girls target a Asian Chinese at 1.30minute of the videoclip.


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Re: Travel to Europe -Beware of Pick Pockets

Postby dolphinsiah » Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:07 pm

Paris Alert Pickpockets in Metro/Tourist Area:

I think all these Pickpockets must be from those countries with economic problem-Roman -since it is so near France...


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Re: Travel to Europe -Beware of Pick Pockets

Postby dolphinsiah » Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:24 pm



This is BAD, now I have second thoughts about using Paris Metro....

It is convenient to all the attractions , but it is scary :nailbite: :nailbite: to be robbed when on holiday. :yikes: :yikes:

According to the comments for this video- the pickpockets are immigrants .... :scared:

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Re: Travel to Europe -Beware of Pick Pockets

Postby jtoh » Sat Jul 20, 2013 4:19 pm

Thanks for posting the videos.

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Re: Travel to Europe -Beware of Pick Pockets

Postby sushigal » Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:30 pm

Everywhere is the same. Even KL, JB is also the worst place in Asia.

We just got to be careful. Years back in Italy my girlfriend was surround by a group of 5-6 men twice at petrol kiosk trying to pickpocket too! My girlfriend is the streetsmart type and managed to get away from them alone.

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Re: Travel to Europe -Beware of Pick Pockets

Postby mumsobusy » Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:53 am

Just to share, many years ago, my girlfriend was leaving a church in Italy when it started raining. Just as she was leaving, she felt somebody unzipping her pouch. She shouted and the pickpocket ran away.

Sushigal is right. Whenever we are overseas, have to be more alert and careful. It can happen anywhere.

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Re: Travel to Europe -Beware of Pick Pockets

Postby Susan Koh » Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:05 pm

My hubby got pickpocketed under our nose when these two young guys came behind him to help him with his luggage when it was stuck at the turn about at the train station. I've always warned him never to put his wallet in his back pocket but of all days he did it and it was stolen. They were very fast and vanished once he went through the entrance.

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Re: Travel to Europe -Beware of Pick Pockets

Postby junemum72 » Thu Aug 22, 2013 2:25 pm

Most of them don't work alone.

My father was nearly pickpocketed when we were on the way out from subway via escalator in Paris. 1st person "purposely" dropped something infront of my father, my father out of kindness tried to pick up for him, 2nd person behind my father "picked" his wallet from his back pocket. Fortunately, my father "felt" something and turned back trying to snatch from the 2nd person. Just then, the 2nd person threw the wallet over to the first. My brother who was at least 5 steps away from the 2nd person ran up trying to catch hold of the 1st. There was a struggle and no one tried to stop ! Everyone there just walked and mind their own biz.

There was a commotion and after that they gave up, drop the wallet and ran away. I was behind them but I didn't help at all as I was in complete shock. Didn't know how/what to react. After the incident, we did talk abt the risk of trying to snatch back the wallet as there could be a possibility that both are armed.

Luckily we were safe. Think back, I was too dumb..haha

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