ERV’s Crime Travel Guide has been designed to give you some useful tips and information on what you need to know, and do, to keep out of trouble.
Criminals will often target people of wealth for the simple reason that’s what they are after. Tourists are often more wealthy than the local population, or at least more wealthy than most would-be criminals. Therefore, foreigners are often targeted. Another reason is foreigners’ lack of local knowledge and inherent insecurity, especially on arrival.
Here are some top tips to staying safe: