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Look out for the bag watching scamThere are tons of travel scams out there to be mindful of (like this one and this one), and today, we bring you another one, this time straight from the State Department’s Twitter handle:

Of course it’s important to be respectful of true police or law enforcement, but the fact is that sometimes people imitate them to take advantage of tourists—especially in underdeveloped destinations. Be aware (especially if someone asks you for a favor), and always keep your guard up.

Related: Beware of the Emailed Speeding Ticket Scam

 

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Look Out for the Bag Watching Scam
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