Reducing the Impact

Pickpocket's/Mugger's Wallet

Alexis Dallaire, June 15 2019

I kept my old wallet as an option to help reduce the impact of a mugging or falling victim to a pickpocket, instead of losing all my important ID’s and banking/credit cards, I’d lose an old wallet. Often refer to as a decoy or a fake wallet, this tactic has a few particularities necessary to be effective.

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Personal Security Abroad Resource: OSAC

Alexis Dallaire, May 7 2019

https://www.osac.gov/Pages/Home.aspx The Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) offers detailed crime and safety reports to help you formulate your risk assessment and increase your situational awareness abroad. Although you can't join unless American, it is jammed packed! You'll be glad to visit this site. It also reports on security incidents...

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