See scams in 🇫🇷 France

Fake Taxis

carlos 2019-03-29
This happens a lot near airports in France. Some guy nice looking will be offering taxi services to people. Usually what happens is that you will be overcharged. They will ask you a price that ...

I can help you take a picture

carlos 2019-03-29
This usually happens if you travel with a second person or alone. Someone will offer you help to take a picture with your loved one. There is a chance that this person will transform in Usain B...

Free Rose

carlos 2019-03-29
There is a lot of information about this kind of scams. Basically, you are walking with your girl and some guy offers you a rose. Of course, as can you expect this rose will not be free. He will as...

Bar massive Bill

carlos 2019-03-29
This scam is quite famous near the Moulin Rouge area, there are small places in the streets near these places. You go to one of these small bars and you have a couple of drinks. Then some girls...

Used tickets to Louvre Museum

carlos 2019-03-29
There are some people that will try to sell you tickets or tours to Louvre. Make sure you don't accept and buy the tickets from reliable sources. Some of these tickets can be fake or reused tickets...

Fake charity

carlos 2019-03-29
Usually, you can find these guys near Eiffel Tower. They will ask you to sign a petition to help a charity of mute or deaf people. You will see some signatures of other foreigners to make it seem m...

Ball and 3 cups game

carlos 2019-03-29
If you see some people playing a game trying to guess what cup has the ball, please keep walking and don't play this game. Usually, you will see someone winning and getting double their money. But ...
There are groups of scammers that pretend they are giving bracelets or rings for free. They usually will ask you, where are you from and say something about your country or say that they have a fri...

Street pickpockets

carlos 2019-03-29
Has every single country that has a lot of tourists, the pickpocket is a reality. Make sure you pay to your wallet and backpack. Especially if you are near a famous tourist attraction, shopping mal...

Mona Lisa Pick Pockets

carlos 2019-03-29
There are groups of pickpocket artists that use this famous painting to stole your wallet. Basically, they visit Louvre and stay near Mona Lisa. They try to get people wallets near the painting bec...

The gold ring

carlos 2019-03-29
This scam happens a lot in France especially in big cities like Paris. Usually, near a tourist attraction, one woman will start to talk with you and ask you if a gold ring that she found is yours. ...