The concierge scam; don’t lose sight of your bags!

Hotel staff usually can be friendly, ready to be at your service and help you with heavy and cumbersome luggage. But for a scam artist, this can be an opportunity to make a quick buck.

Posing as a bellman outside, this con artist tags the luggage of new guests checking-in. When he tells them that he’ll deliver them to their room, they head on inside, out-of-sight, giving this crook the perfect opportunity for a getaway.

It seems pretty easy to do, and I’m surprised thefts like this don’t happen more often. Check it out for yourself:

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