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The Secrets Of UK Pickpockets Revealed



Most of us would probably like to think that we’re pretty savvy when it comes to keeping hold of our belongings and not opening ourselves up to pickpocket thieves, but as this video shows, it’s not always as simple as you think.

Last year more than 20,000 British passports were reported lost or stolen, many at the deft hands of street thieves. To raise awareness the FCO have teamed up with reputed ‘Man of Steal’ James Freedman to show you some shadowy tricks of the underworld trade.

Basic learnings of which are: Don’t stuff your valuables in your back pocket, and trust no one.

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