Video: The four most common ways that thieves steal passports when you're on holiday 5 years ago

Video: The four most common ways that thieves steal passports when you're on holiday

The shnakey feckers.

"Be careful, there are pickpockets everywhere," is the usual warning passed down by Irish parents when their sprogs are heading off on holiday.

There are pickpockets around those sunny foreign streets but usually a bit of common sense will mean you keep all of your belongings on you.

therock

Warning: Avoid Bum Bags

Anyway, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK has teamed up with "stealth crime expert" James Freedman to show people exactly how people steal passports.

It's a bit far-fetched in places, but overall it's pretty informative. James is a "stealth crime expert" after all.

Clip via Foreign Office Travel Advice