Guanajuato Mexico, fake tour guides robbing tourists

Posted on July 18, 2011 • Filed under: Mexico, Tourist Robbed

A woman visiting León, Guanajuato from Sinaloa was assaulted by “pirate” guides, who she hired in the bus station to take her on a tour of the city and state capital, Correo Guanajuato reports. The “guides” took her through the capital, then forcefully threw her from their truck in a tunnel and took off with all her money, travel papers and other effects. “They took everything, they left me with nothing,” she told police afterwards. The attack comes just one week after another tourist was mugged by a man pretending to be a tour guide. The director of Civil Security in Guanajuato promised to step up police efforts to combat “pirate” guides. Read Article

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