Tag Archives: Scams in Nice

All that Glitters is not Gold: The Gold Ring Scam – Crime in Nice

Photo: www.bloggersbase.com The gold ring scam is back, with reports of a man working this well-worn ruse on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice last weekend. Here’s how the gold ring scam works:  A helpful passerby alerts you that you’ve lost something, and … Continue reading

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Petition Scam: Sign the Petition, Lose your Wallet

Have you noticed the clean, nicely dressed kids, politely but silently pushing a petition at you?   It’s for a supposed deaf-mute center, but they get a lot more than a signature. Posing as earnest deaf-mutes, they are actually… Romanian pickpocket … Continue reading

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