Interview with a Pickpocket Expert
How do you track down pickpockets?
I stuff my wallet with paper and keep it in my pants pocket. Then I linger in prime tourist spots in foreign cities. Sooner or later, someone steals the wallet, and I try to steal it back.
Yeah. If I successfully steal the wallet back -- and I often do -- the thief is usually willing to share the latest techniques.
Posted on October 18, 2006 at 5:47 AM • 59 Comments