Name can be changed through the official platform. But the seller can choose not to change the name.AFP
At least 1,500 domains have been registered on the Internet under the aegis of FIFA and all of them, as part of their title, have the names of the event, the country or city, the year and other attributes of the official tournament. Their goals are diverse: from illegal sales of tickets costing up to 500 percent more than true prices, to the theft of payment details and the proliferation of harmful software.
But besides this clever
Remember that concert tickets are always issued in abundance.Reuters
Remember that concert tickets are always issued in abundance. Even if the official agent has sold all of them, do not buy them anywhere else, even if you are willing to pay more. You will not understand if the person selling them is a scalper or a swindler. There is a great risk of buying not only an expensive but also a fake ticket.
Today banknotes from the bank of gags is the fraudster’s “golden vein.”Reuters
Judging by the amount of news on victims of this method, today banknotes from the bank of gags is the fraudster’s “golden vein.” This swindle is most often employed by unofficial -
Sometimes ticket booths participate in the frauds. Recently, a lady from Moscow changed a million rubles for banknotes from the “bank of gags.” But this is rare. The real danger comes from people who are lurking at the exchange points.
They expect you to just forget about the change and leave the car.AFP
This phrase will usually come from those fake taxi drivers. They expect you to just forget about the change and leave the car. The most audacious ones do not even give you a choice and just present it as a fact. Others go change the money in some store or send an accomplice. But they do not hurry back with the change. You cannot stand the wait and leave.
You can fight this phenomenon with two methods: either carry small banknotes or call the police (or just pretend you are calling the police). Sometimes it works.
They treat it as a job and have already bought their “ticket to Magadan.”Kommersant
Beggars often resemble scalpers and swindlers: it is not clear who is who – where there is
The same with the people in the metro who are selling nice little things for charity purposes. Don’t believe them. If you want to help Russian children or pensioners, there are official channels.
But the ones who are damned convincing are the phony “foreign businessmen” who are in a so-called difficult situation. A well-dressed English speaking man approaches you and starts telling you that something has happened to him and that he needs money. Obviously, he has a lot of money and he will definitely return the money you lend him; it is just that now something bad has happened to him and he desperately needs your help. These types usually ask for substantial amounts. They are businessmen – they’ll return everything. But now they are looking for sympathy and money from foreigners like themselves.
Usually this is a group of four people who expertly create a jam.Reuters
Our advice: don’t place valuables in your pockets, only in inside pockets. And always be on your guard, everywhere. The method works not only in the metro.
You are walking down a street and see that the person in front of you has dropped his wallet.Reuters
Actually, you can tell something is wrong if the policeman speaks perfect English. We are not saying that this cannot happen. But it is very rare: policemen in Russia speak English poorly, if at all.
Solution: if you have not done anything and suspect that this is all staged, pretend you do not understand the language. Sometimes it is easier to let the victim go than trying to explain something to him.
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