The hustlers sell a hire car over and over again. They also show the process involved in duplicating bank cards, the ease with which counterfeit notes can be used and how `blue-jacking' phones brings dividends.
Real Hustle - Series 1 Episode 5:
Proposition Bet - How to get free drinks 5: The team show you how you can win free drinks for you and your mates.
Cash Machine Shell Scam: The team place their own 'shell' over a cash machine which can read
card details. Combine this with a pinhole camera placed above and they
have all they need to clone your card.
Passing Counterfeit Cash: Paul demonstrates how hustlers are able to pass counterfeit notes
through a technique that avoids the security checks a shop assistant
would routinely apply.
The Bluetooth Scam (Bluesnarfing): The Hustlers expose a flaw with the Bluetooth software in many
phones, which they use to hijak other peoples' mobiles and call a
premium rate phone number that they have set up.
The Hire Car Scam: The Team 'sell' a car that they have hired for the day; except they
keep the car and the deposit, and the victim leaves with nothing.
The team claim compensation for damaged goods after orchestrating an accident, use other people's phones to call premium-rate lines, and make unsuspecting drivers pay for false parking tickets.
Real Hustle - Series 1 Episode 6:
The Melon Drop: Jess 'accidentally' bumps into someone and drops an 'expensive' item in
the process. Can she make them give her the money for a replacement?
Proposition Bet - How to get free drinks 6: The team show you how you can win free drinks for you and your mates.
The Fruit Machine Fix: The Hustlers talk about fruit machines. Who knew that they had to be
set legally to pay out a minimum of 70% of the money put into them?
The Car Park Con: Social compliance in action. By acting as a car park assisstant and
placing an out of order sign over the pay and display meter, Paul is
able to con people into giving him money for worthless pieces of paper.
The Courier Con: Posing as couriers, the Team call premium rate numbers when they reach their place of delivery. Guess who pockets the cash.
The Booster Bag Scam: The Team demonstrate how hustlers are stealing peoples' bags - hidden inside other bags.
The Psychic Scam shows how a hustler can cheat you with fake psychic powers, a demonstration of rigged dice game, a sneaky bar bet, a pool hustle and a romp through the rules of the real hustle - what we have learned throughout the series.
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The Hustlers recap Series 1, showing all their scams - and importantly, informing you how you can avoid them.
More Videos: Proposition Bet, A Pool Hustle, The Psychic Scam, The Rigged Dice Rip-Off.
The team con a delivery man into giving them his goods (Van Dragging), make sure a couple of people in a cafe overhear a phone conversation about an 'expensive' plate (Eaves Drop Scam), win another round of drinks with a Proposition Bet about drinking a shot hidden under a hat, replace a man's wallet with a wad of newspaper (The Phantom Wallet) and get someone to buy a car before making off with the car and the cash (Home Alone). City of London Police DCI Richard Jack and Dr Paul Seager, a lecturer in Forensic & Social Psychology, add their comments.
Video #1: Proposition Bet: How to get free drinks 9
The team show you how you can win free drinks for you and your mates.
More Videos: Phantom Wallet, Home Alone, Van Dragging, The Eaves Drop Sell.