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Cars, vacation rentals, plus ATMs that are prohibited on this day

Unfortunately, scammers do not go on vacation and authorities are reporting several scams this summer.

Summer should be a relaxing time after a hard year at work. But unfortunately this year many Italians are not doing that They managed to go on vacation precisely because of the heavy economic situation.

Dealing

However, for the lucky people who are still able to enjoy a small holiday, unfortunately, heavy new people arrive tricks.

New dangerous tricks

Let’s try to understand how they work and above all how to defend themselves. A scam that unfortunately makes a big comeback is that of perforated rubber.

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In the parking lot of the supermarket or in other contexts, scammers puncture a car tire. Then they patiently wait for the owner to return and offer to help replace the wheel. As they fumble in the car to replace the wheel, they quickly pick up all the valuables from the top and run away. Unfortunately, this scam seems to be making a big comeback.

Beware of fraud and ATMs

But Italians also stumble when they book vacation packages or beach villas online. Italians use platforms More widespread and controlled but unfortunately many cheaters infiltrate these platforms And make their offers absolutely credible thanks to fake reviews. In this way, Italians book holiday packages or villas, but when they arrive they realize they have booked Very bad positions and far from the promised ones. In some cases, founders lose their money and realize they haven’t booked anything at all.

Day off at the ATM

But when you are on vacation, it is important to be able to withdraw from an ATM. But the banks point out that there comes a day when it is absolutely not advisable to withdraw branches automatic. Today is Friday and let’s try to understand why. Law enforcement officers found remote-controlled devices hidden in ATMs. With these devices, criminals can block the card at ATMs and the user will have to wait until Monday to be able to get it back. But exactly when the account holder stays away from the ATM, the criminals will be able to open the card and do whatever they want with it.

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