Brazil's Advice For World Cup Attendees: "Don't Scream Or Argue If You're Being Robbed"

Wednesday May 14th, 2014


We're less than a month away from the World Cup in Brazil, and the Brazilian police have one big tip for us foreigners who may be attending the games: if you're being robbed, don't resist, just give everything away.

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According to BBC, the country's police squad, in tandem with World Cup organizers, will hand out pamphlets before and during the events, which will say: "Do not react, scream or argue [if you're being robbed]."

Mario Leite, the director of World Cup security in Sao Paulo, elaborates: “Tourists come mainly from Europe and the United States, where they do not see this crime very often. There is no use crying over spilled milk.”

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