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Naples pickpocket warning

Naples pickpocket Angelo sighted

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Guest Post Dear Bob Arno and Bambi Vincent, I want to thank you for your information. Before I went to Naples I searched for…

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Camorra: Bob Arno, thieves, Barcelona, Naples,

World’s most famous pickpocket slams ‘blatant’ street crime rates in Barcelona

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Bob Arno, now a security consultant [as well as a comedy stage pickpocket], is the world’s most prominent pickpocket. Speaking to 02B, Arno lifts…

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Easy stealing: An employee's personal phone left unattended in a shop.

Easy stealing from lax store personnel

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Thieves simply walk into stores and steal the unattended personal devices belonging to employees. This is Courtney’s report from Manhattan last month. She works…

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A road warrior self-portrait taken in a hotel mirror

Bag theft epidemic at Atlanta Airport carousel

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Atlanta Airport Police tell a business traveler that luggage theft from the carousel is currently an “epidemic” and “out of control.” The busines-traveler-victim plays…

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Carrer de Ferran, Barcelona

Barcelona bag-snatch and the lucky victims

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Barcelona police are eager to report a theft when they catch the thief and return the victim’s property—if the following story is any indication….

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A pickpocket cab scam

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Traveler Tim Hopkins reports on an “ingenious cab scam theft.” Lessons learned, disaster averted I recently purchased two copies of your book, one for…

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Cruise director Paul McFarland

Mugged in Mumbai—and an unexpected Karmic twist

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“I WANT,” is the driving force behind mugging: need and greed. But these muggers in India also had intangible desires that compelled them to…

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Street crime in Buenos Aires

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When my friend, Stephen Kane, described what he witnessed on a recent afternoon in Buenos Aires, I begged him to write it down for…

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African safari

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Just back from safari in South Africa—21 of us on a family trip. My sister Shari wrote this report: We’re driving along a dirt…

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