How it works:
- Situation: there are reports of scams when dealing with money exchange street booths and individuals who ply the streets.
- Scam 1: using a rigged calculator.
- Scam 2: using sleight of hand to steal some notes while counting them in front of you.
Places to beware:
- St. Petersburg
What to do:
- Change at currency exchange bureaus, large banks or hotels.