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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…

How pickpockets use razor blades

How pickpockets use razor blades

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A Close Shave, or, Honey, There’s a Hole in my Handbag Archil Zantaradze keeps a razor blade in his mouth the way someone else…

Pickpockets in Durban, South Africa

Pickpockets in Durban, South Africa

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“We do what you do,” Bob told the poker-faced pickpocket. “Same job.” Looking at his blank expression, it wasn’t clear that he understood. Perhaps…

Bag snatch at the outdoor café

Bag snatch at the outdoor café

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What’s more charming than a leisurely break at an outdoor café? Coffee, a beer, a glass of wine, maybe lunch… You chat with friends…

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…