The two scammers then either threaten to call the police unless the tourist pays them not to get the police involved, or they ask to see the visitor’s money to prove s/he didn’t steal theirs.When the tourist takes out his money, they grab it and flee.
Once a fraudster using a fake dating profile is confident that they’ve won your trust, they will tell you about a problem they’re experiencing and ask you to help out by sending money.
The email may state that your account has been compromised or that one of your accounts was charged incorrectly.
The email will instruct you to click on a link in the email or reply with your bank account number to confirm your identity or verify your account.
The scammer picks it up and asks if it belongs to the tourist, showing a wad of currency, and tries to get the tourist to touch it.
Another person approaches and claims the wallet belongs to him, then accuses the tourist of trying to steal it.