Scams or Tricks to give Attention

Scams or Tricks to give Attention


In Addis there are some scams that you should be awared

  1. kids on the street, most of the time they will be 2 or more kids and they will start to follow you by asking to buy them their chewing or something then one guy starts to grab your hand sleeves and then the other guy in your other side will try to take out your mobile, wallet or money… what to do for it, you should let me to scare you by saying them go! or acting like you are going to kick them then they will go back

 

  1. spitting trick, this will be done by some group members. first they will target you and will follow you by a car then one guy will spit on you while you are walking and starts to cough and say i am so sorry i am sick that’s why and then he say let me clean for you and he comes with his friends and a bottle of water to pretend that they will clean for you then they will start to clean the spit and also your pocket. what to do for it, if this happened to you tell them to go! or try to say POLICE! and get their car license plate!