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Krystal Resort Cancun Warns Travelers of the Friendship Bracelet Scam

Krystal Resort Cancun Scam Prevention Team states that there are many scams out there when people are traveling. It seems that these scams always occur when you are outside of your natural environment and in a different city or country. This is mainly because unsuspecting tourists are the ideal targets for these scammers. When you are away from home, you are more likely to have your guard down and are not as defensive when strange people come up to you with bizarre requests.

The friendship bracelet scam is a very common trick that can be found in various places around the world. This scam can be used for two different purposes. It will always start out as a person coming up to you and showing you a pretty friendship bracelet. They will then attempt to put the bracelet on your wrist, whether you want it or not. If you do not let them put the bracelet on you, the scammer will get angry and say that they already made it and that you need to take it and give them money.

Another way that this scam can work is that there are two people who are working in a team. The friendship bracelet is simply just a distraction, so another person can swoop in and pickpocket you. Krystal Resort Cancun Scam Prevention Team says that the best way to avoid this popular trick is just to walk away when you see someone who comes up to you with a bracelet. If they insist on giving it to you, just take it and drop it at their feet and then walk away.

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Krystal Resort Cancun Members Mention That Hotel Phone Calls Late At Night Could Be A Scam

Krystal Resort Cancun Scam Squad knows that after a long day of sightseeing or working on business, many travelers enjoy the soft beds found in their hotel rooms. All that most people really want from a hotel room is that good night’s sleep that will recharge their batteries to get them ready for the next day. What they do not want is to fall victim to a scam.

If you receive a phone call in the middle of the night in a hotel room, it could be a scam, reminds the members of the Krystal Resort Cancun Scam Prevention Squad. It is usually very easy to get the direct number to hotel rooms and scammers will randomly call the rooms until they get someone to answer. When a guest at a hotel answers, the scam begins. The caller will say they are from the front desk or some other part of the hotel. They will claim they had a problem with the credit card that was used by the guest to book the room or pay for services. They will then ask the guest to give them that number so that they can resolve the problem and let the guest get back to sleep. Because a person was woken out of a deep sleep, they will not be thinking clearly. They will assume that the phone call is legitimate and will give the caller their credit card information. The caller will use that number to make fraudulent purchase.

Krystal Resort Cancun Scam Squad says to prevent this from happening, remember a basic rule: never give out a credit card number to someone that calls you. Go down to the front desk or call the front desk yourself to confirm that there even was a problem and to come up with the right resolution that is not a scam.

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