find scams
as seen onABCBBCCNETFOXCBSFOX BUSINESSCTVGLOBAL TVKIPLINGERBreakfast TV

Train Station in India

How the scam works:

If you are traveling by train in India, an employee of the railroad company might approach you while you are patiently waiting for another two hours to pass until your departure.

He will advise you on the potential thieves around the station, and offer to “lock up” your luggage so it is safe and you can walk around for a bit. What you should know is that there is a hefty fee for this - the employee inflates the amount ridiculously.

If travelers pass on his offer, he will ask to check their tickets and try to find something wrong – “Oh, you didn’t pay the assessment fee on your ticket. You won’t be able to get on the train with this”.

How to avoid:

Call his bluff, he is just trying to scam you out of some money.

Make your friends and family aware of this page by sharing it, using the buttons provided.

 




Add Your Comment


Editor's Choice

submit a scam button

 

Scam Detector Gives Back To The Community

Scam Detector recently partnered with Travel by Dart, an inspirational web-series where two friends blindfoldedly throw a dart at the world map and travel wherever it lands, with the purpose of helping the land or the people. Click HERE or on the image below to watch the trailer of the series!