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Person: Transit Fare and Credit Card

person: Once the person has bought their transit fare other members of the group follow them and distract the person by bumping into them or engaging them in conversation, according to Vancouver Courier. The suspect then steals the victim's wallet or purse and uses their debit or credit card to make large purchases. Police have investigated 10 incidents where Sky Train passengers have had their wallets or purses stolen by two men and a woman.article continues below Trending Stories Seth Rogen apologizes for use of blackface on Vancouver set Vancouver records worst week for overdose deaths this year Vancouver High on Life vloggers die in Shannon Falls tragedy Lifetime bans introduced for weapons infractions at Granville Street bars In each case, one or more members from the group will offer to help someone at the ticket vending machine with the goal of getting close enough to watch the person enter their debit or credit card PIN number. Police say some of the victims have lost over 5,000. This incident occurred at Broadway-City Hall Canada Line Station on July 15, 2018. Police have released an edited video, Anatomy of a Distraction Theft of one of the incidents involving these three suspects. ( As reported in the news.