They were happy with their stay Chili pepper After suffering a long period of customs procedures. Indifferent, they were not aware of what had already been warned in the media in Mendoza: burglaries, focusing on Argentine tourists.
They didn’t think that could happen to them. They were traveling in their car Viña del Mardownstream, when they were stopped by a traffic light.
They were surrounded by several cars waiting for the green light. This was the killer time and place. Then they explained how it works. A person passes between the cars, leaving on the rear wheel of the chosen car a kind of circular tool with a bolt protruding in the middle.
Nobody warns about the cars nearby, because they are a group of armed criminals and in recent times have terrified the Chilean citizens. When the tourists started to go green, they realized after a few meters
Uncomfortable due to crackles and decided to stop at a bridge to change the tire.
While one of them opened the trunk of the car for help, the other passenger was alert at once. It was in vain. Everyone in the back approached the “tied” offer of help.
Once they said that cooperation was not necessary, they opened the back door and took the wallet. All cards and documents disappeared, and after 10 minutes the first consumption notices appeared on the cell phone with the stolen plastic.
Quickly, the criminals spent $2,800. Then the process came with CarbineryNot very fast or cooperative. The consulate was supportive, willing and quick to provide them with alternative documents and even an employee of Chilean citizenship explained why the Chilean security forces were neglected.
Because of the intense and violent social protest that took place in Chili pepper And the ensuing police crackdown, which practically ended the government of Sebastian Pinera, radically changed the state of public security in Chile.
Currently Carbinery They cannot carry out their oppressive actions as they normally would, and delinquency is a much easier and permitted field of action. It is a must take Argentine tourists visiting Chile
Everything needed to avoid bad times. The situation calls for it because times have changed. And not for good.