24/05/2023 11:26 PM | Click to read full article
When we are on our own turf, the scam artists are as obvious as that so-called Nigerian prince offering you a cut of his inheritance. But on foreign territory, we are more susceptible to deceptions. Maybe we are unfamiliar with the local customs and don’t want to offend, or perhaps our jet lag has dulled our Spidey senses. To help you spot the hoaxes, we assembled 10 of the most common ploys around the world and offer tips on how to protect yourself from them.