The tourist, being good-natured of course, picks up the wallet and returns it to the scammer.
The scammer appears grateful but, after counting the money in his wallet, announces that some of his cash as missing.
Crimes perpetrated against visitors are generally low level.
Acts of mindless drunken violence such as those which commonly occur in British cities are rare.
Although the police in Kiev are no angels, they don’t, unlike their counterparts in Moscow, routinely pester foreigners for documents and bribes.
We have never been stopped in the street by the police and very rarely see others being stopped and having their documents checked.
Marriage and dating scams are quite relatively common.
Many foreign men are tempted to Kiev by the prospect of a relationship with a young and beautiful Ukrainian woman.
This will require announcing a plan for intercepting potential predators in public chat rooms, initiating prosecutions and challenging intermediaries who enable and profit from this vile trade.
We expect you to act fast, decisively and accountably, to prevent more young lives being ruined.
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As citizens concerned about children’s mental and physical welfare, we call on you to crack down on Webcam Child Sex Tourism.
Anybody that has actually visited the city will know that there are far too many real police in such places.