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Protecting Yourself From Pick Pockets

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Keeping your wallet secure when out and about is an important consideration. This page is about protecting yourself from pick pockets.


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August 22, 2012

When I go to an outdoor event when it is chilly, I wear a jacket that I have put an inner pocket inside. I put a Velcro seal on it, that way my wallet is handy. I can get into it, but there is no way someone is going to open the Velcro without my knowledge. I don't carry a purse but sometimes my pants pockets aren't deep enough to carry things. Also, it is easy for an experienced pickpocket to relieve you of your wallet.

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September 7, 20120 found this helpful

Women's pockets aren't deep enough to hold a smartphone or wallet. How do you make an 'inner' pocket in your jacket? I've pretty much stopped carrying a purse and use my pockets to carry lipstick, tissue, cellphone (not smartphone). I want to be able to carry a new smartphone and appreciate your suggestion. I look forward to instrutions on how to make an 'inner' pocket.

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