Tag: pickpocket

The world’s best pickpocket gives a TED Talk on how to direct people’s attention away from certain areas so you can steal their stuff.

Instead of stealing stuff, Soul Pancake asked random people to place nice notes into people’s pockets in Venice Beach.

The New Yorker published this really fascinating piece on a man named Apollo Robbins who is what some people call a “theatrical pickpocket”. That is, he pickpockets for entertainment purposes. I’ve never heard of him before but apparently within magician circles he’s very well known and often considered the absolute best pickpocket in the world. […]

Did you know that a thief can now potentially steal your credit card information without even touching you or your belongings at all? With special equipment hidden in a laptop sleeve (like the one shown in the video above from Inside Edition) thieves are able to get whole credit card numbers and expiration dates just […]