By Bambi Vincent Thieves, TravelMarch 23, 2008 Pockets and purses Pockets and purses and those who pick them. I’ve posted two new pages: Pocketology 101 and Purseology 101. I’m thinking of adding video to them. Then maybe some day I’ll write advanced courses. Other posts you may like:Bob Arno and Bambi in a den of thieves—6The human side of cold, heartless criminalsSkimmers in bank doorsShare this: TagsBob ArnohandbagpickpocketpocketpocketbookpursetheftThieves Share on Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google + LinkedIn Email Bio Latest Posts By Bambi Vincent I hunt thieves. I film them, interview them, write about them, and teach how to avoid them. Website Latest Posts By Bambi Vincent Speeder fakes carjacking The Heart of a Thief Hotel Oddity #20 Previous articleHonolulu Hong Kong Next articleGuilty as charged You may also like Naples pickpocket Angelo sighted Pickpockets on Rome Metro Pickpockets on trains 1 Comment Connie says: November 25, 2009 at 2:05 pm Maybe this scenario is purseology 102: A woman comes up to me in Bologna and thrusts a newspaper in front of me, right over my purse which is on a cross-chest strap and hanging in front of my stomach nice & close to my body. “Buy this paper!”. Her real aim was to reach into my purse while it was hidden beneath the paper. She was violating my personal space, which got my guard up so nothing happened. After that, I tried to remember to actually use the little hook on this purse that secures the zipper(!) Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name * Email * Website Comment You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.