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Hollywood Attractions, Distractions, and Tourist Crime

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What do thiefhunters on vacation do to unwind from workdays detecting and preventing crimes against world travelers? We grab a cocktail, and hobnob with…

Barcelona street crime today

Barcelona street crime today

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Three female thieves with cardboard shields; two thefts from a park; one pigeon poop pickpocket; one postcard technique theft; one very prolific, multi-talented pickpocket;…

Baby thieves

Baby thieves

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…continuing the story Tourists and thieves: a collision course ROME POLICE OFFICER CELINI remembered us from previous visits and greeted us warmly. Without asking,…

Istanbul pickpockets & Turkish ice cream

Istanbul pickpockets & Turkish ice cream

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Turkey Vultures—We’re off duty in Istanbul, so we roam around the Grand Bazaar, buy a shawl, buy a cd, seize photo opportunities. We go…