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Most pickpockets are subtle and swift
Street thieves plunder awestruck visitors gawking below the tower, and tourists in crowded elevators are like fish in a barrel for predatory pickpockets.
The largest priority is, of course, security: mobile police stations in 30 tourist hot spots, deploying 6,000 more soldiers around the city as well as 800 agents to keep watch for pickpockets and litterers.
In one instance, Mr. Shepherd recalled, there were intelligence reports that a group of pickpockets was coming to Las Vegas to prey on attendees at a convention.
That was Ms. Pat's cue to pickpocket drunks, per her mother's orders.
There are pickpockets, eels, public acts of dentistry, an aggressive neon color palette, and even an errant camel.
A maverick C.I.A. officer (Idris Elba) goes after a pickpocket (Richard Madden) who has unwittingly snatched a bag containing a bomb.
One tip Taylor suggests is to carry an extra wallet with a little cash and a credit card or two just in case there's a pickpocket or a mugging.
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