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Bag stolen in Barcelona cafe

Bag stolen in Barcelona cafe

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The loss of a valuable shoulder bag stolen in Barcelona was devastating to the victim. The bag had been on the floor beside her chair in a…

Grocery cart pickpocket

Grocery cart pickpocket

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Would you feel threatened by the smiling face of this thief? Grocery cart pickpocket I’ve written about the grocery cart pickpocket before, but here’s…

Shopping cart pickpocket steals wallets from unattended purses in shopping trolleys.

Shopping cart pickpockets in grocery stores

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Shopping cart pickpockets on the loose! Just a reminder: don’t leave your purse in your grocery store shopping cart. It just takes a second…

Bambi Vincent in Khasab, Oman

Pickpockets prefer women. Why and what to do.

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Pickpockets prefer women! It’s not that we’re any less savvy. It’s the darn handbag. It’s simply easier for a pickpocket to slip his fingers…

Purse hanging on baby stroller

The Unattended Purse

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Just a little reminder to women… A thief needs only a few seconds to assume ownership of unattended riches. Those few seconds are easily…

Purse stolen off lap at restaurant

Purse stolen off lap at restaurant

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Should Have Left it in the Hotel—Gisela and Ludvig Horst checked into their Barcelona hotel and immediately got into an argument. Gisela did not…

Pockets and purses

Pockets and purses

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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…