Originally Posted by jmo88
Hah that's funny. I'm going to Paris this summer for the first time so I bought rick steves book on it and read about the ring scam literally fifteen minutes ago. Is it really that prominent of a scam?
One day I was there within a 30 min period I had three guys do it to me. I got so fed up by the 3rd one that I took the ring and chucked it into the river. But since you are aware of it, its no big deal.
Other than there wasn't too much issue with beggers. State street Madison, WI is 10x worse