The hustlers steal a handbag then trick the victim into revealing her card PIN via a fake customer service line (The Bag and Pin Snatch), steal household belongings through front door letterboxes (The Long Stick), use a Proposition Bet on the circumference of a beer glass being longer than its height to get a free round, empty a woman's bank account by swapping her bank card as she's using it (The Cash Card Switch) and collect companies' takings by 'guarding' a bank's disabled night-safe (The Drop Box). DCI Richard Jack (City of London Police) and former master forger and security consultant Frank Abagnale are interviewed.
Video #1: Cash Card Switch
Always keep an eye on your credit/debit card - no matter what goes on around you.
More Videos: Proposition Bet, Bag and Pin Snatch, The Long Stick, The Drop Box.
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.
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.
Video #1: Don't Get Conned
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 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.