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Old July 24th, 2014, 10:23 AM
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With regards to ATMs, and this applies anywhere, if you can use the ATMs that are inside a shop or bank as there is far less chance that these will have been tampered with, or that someone will make a gram for your money & hope to run away.

One potential scam that we avoided was in Spain where an immigrant wanted to show us some of his country's currency, and was really keen to see a 20 or 50 Euro note, and kept telling us that the 1,000 whatever it was note we had was worth a lot, so if he trusted us with that, then he must be a trustworthy character - yeah right & I arrived on the last boat - oh hang on I did ;o)

I am sure that if he had seen our money, he would have legged it, possibly grabbing my wallet at the same time, leaving us with a foreign note worth a cent or two - presuming it was actually real.
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