Thieves in St. Petersburg stealing a camera lens from a tourist Locked

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Re: Come off it.....
In reply to JP Scherrer, Jul 17, 2013

JP Scherrer wrote:

Future user wrote:

It's a shame these sons of bitches are free on the streets and not in jail. Unfortunately this is the world we live in: either you protect yourself or you are in risk. And now I know what to do If I ever go to St. Petersburg: I'll keep a weapon inside my bag. If these or another bastards have the bad luck to find me, they'll have no time to say goodbye to their families...

As big and strong as you might be, do you think for one minute that you would win a fight with these guys ???

...and about keeping a weapon in your bag ? How old are you ? You watch too much gangsta movies on TV, man ! Grow up and be realistic: just DO NOT GO to places KNOWN to be dangerous, or else, do not bring a visible camera !

Don't forget that you are on THEIR territory and as soon as you walk in the streets, as a tourist you are a LIVING TARGET ! ....and do not count on the local police to help you !

J-P.

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EXACTLY! The last thing you want is to land in THEIR jail with murder charges. Best thing to do is get insurance for your gear and be prepared to give it up. The 'brave ones' are the ones who usually end up dead. Being hero is cool, but a lot of heores are also dead.

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