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Online dating woman in international fraud

When the tourist takes out his money, they grab it and flee.

The same scam is used by rug salesman in many countries.

Airport/”Bag Watching” Scam: A friendly stranger asks someone to watch his/her bag or purse.

They use three shells (or cups) with a small ball underneath one.

They move them around and then stop, asking the audience to bet which one the ball is under.

She had emailed her phone number but told Dave he could not call her, saying "my phone doesn't accept international calls".

Although she said she was 32 years old, the pictures she sent appeared to be of a much younger woman.

When the bill arrives, the host leaves and the establishment sends very large men to force the visitor to pay an exorbitant bill before leaving the premises or face assault.

Arthouse/Rug Sale Scam: A young “art student" will approach a visitor (often at large tourist sites) and ask if s/he likes artwork created by local students.

"When he tried to call back, using the number she had emailed him, it was disconnected.

Dave emailed her to say he was starting to doubt her story, which provoked a lengthy and impassioned response.

Another person approaches and claims the wallet belongs to him, then accuses the tourist of trying to steal it.