Tuesday, May 8, 2012

India: Foreign Tourists Often Dupped, Drugged and Robbed by Con Artists

For the benefit of our readers, in today's edition of The Deccan Herald, there is the below link to a piece demonstrating how easily it is for con artists to drug foreigners so as to be able to easily steal their valuables and belongings:

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/247802/guide-held-drugging-robbing-foreign

COMMENT: It was just a few years ago that an elderly US couple, on a trip to Italy, were offered drugged coffee by a con-man so as to facilitate the theft of their valuables and belongings. Tragically, though, the husband, severely affected by the drug, wandered off a train platform and was hit by an incoming train, killing him instantly.