However, you only have to google to find blogs of travellers vowing not to return, due to constant scamming that left them miserable. Having read about Vietnam scams before I arrived, I ended up terrified that I was going to be robbed blind from every angle. If you know what to look out for, you can relax and enjoy the vibrant, colourful and culture packed country that is Vietnam. Just keep the below common scams in mind and you'll be perfectly fine.
Remember too that you could be scammed anywhere — even online in our home countries.
But there's a type of dating site scam that's far trickier to spot, and the people who operate it claim to be making thousands of dollars every month fooling vulnerable men.If you've used a dating site or app like Ok Cupid or Tinder, you'll have noticed the hundreds of fake profiles that exist on the sites, seemingly designed to make you hand over your profile to scammers.Dating sites are, thankfully, getting better at spotting who is using their service to send thousands of spam messages.He is able to build rapport (this is easy, for instance, enquiring about your country and sharing some knowledge of it) and address any of your fears (such as allowing you to stop halfway if you wish).Once you get onto the cyclo, the driver will then attempt to build trust with you bit by bit.