From my spambox: A guide to the world's 40 most common tourist scams

#1 Aug 7th, 2016, 12:04
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  • nycank is offline
Stuck in my spambox I found this list.

Jaipur/Agra Jewellery scam I had heard of, but Dodgy doctor ? This is a new one.

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#2 Aug 7th, 2016, 14:26
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Land that shakes and bakes.
  • edwardseco is offline
My favorites in India are:
The pregnant woman scam need money for taxi, doctor, etc.
Stranded need money. One fine individual spoke such fine English and wove such a great story for an hour I gave him money for the romance and effort.
No need for a receipt...but there is.
The phony scale still at entrance of even the new airport in Delhi.
But, mostly there is no major impact in India unless...
someone's personal vice (criminality) enters into the equation..
#3 Oct 27th, 2016, 11:47
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  • snotty is offline
A new scam coming up around the world. When would it touch India or has it already?
Sar Pass Trek , Rohtang, Munnar, Badrinath Kedarnath, Vaishnodevi, Goa
#4 Oct 27th, 2016, 12:01
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Heard of this scam coming out of Philippines. This is not new. It must have hit India by now.

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