Catfishing Scammers in India (How to Avoid Scammers in India)

Catfishing Scammers in India (How to Avoid Scammers in India)

The best way to avoid scammers in India is to see them in action first-hand So, today I went to Connaught Place and catfished a few out. First off, how these scammers work is that they approach you with some generic opening line. -You wanna drink something? -I was just gonna go and have some tea Oh, no just looking around. -Very crazy country. -I know… -Which country, my friend? -Oh, New Zealand Then, they try and create a rapport with you to gain your trust. It is a Hindi movie, Salman Khan. It’s a very beautiful face Your style, hairstyle is -Salman Khan, Hindi movie. -I think I saw him somewhere On a movie poster, maybe Salman Khan is a very favourite actor. He is a, but very powerful You’re same, same look. Many people speak, your look is Salman. -Oh, really? That’s nice Which country? New Zealand Yeah, thank you. -And you’re from? -New Zealand New Zealand and Australia, same like in Pakistan and India for Cricket. -Yeah. -I know that. – Same thing, rivals. Yeah. I have a friend living in New Zealand. Once they started a conversation with you, they’ll spout off a few random facts about the country you’re from. Then they’ll ask, “How can I help you?” And by “help” they mean how can they take you to an overpriced store where they earn commission. What you’re gonna see next are small parts of my trip with 2 scammers. The first to buy a railway ticket and the second to buy a pashmina. What I’m gonna do is, I’m gonna highlight every single lie they tell, and I’ve translated the Hindi they thought I couldn’t understand. -Down here? -Yes. -This is a strange place for the government office. -Yes, Jan Path is your guide. You have a mobile All these are government approved, ministry of India. -Oh, so, the government runs this? -Yes, sir Hi… all good? Yeah, yeah, I’ll come back here because I need to go get some money out from the ATM. -ATM, this side, sir. -It’s OK. I’ll go this way ’cause -No no no, you go to ATM -Oh ok. Do you know where it is? So what he just did was he didn’t let me walk in the direction of the real government of India tourism office, which is just down that lane. Him and his friends at the travel agency didn’t want me to see that I’ve been fooled. This is the one and only government-run India tourism office in New Delhi. Within 1 kilometer radius there are literally hundreds of fake tourism offices claiming to be this one. The big difference here is that they don’t sell anything. They’re staffed with great people who will help you plan your travel. Visit them in 88 Janpath or “Janpaath” as pronounced in English. -Hey this is a tourism office? -Yeah yeah. In the next clip I’m taking to an overpriced tourist trap. I’m trying to buy a pashmina. But they want to charge me 10 times to what it’s really worth These stores are really hard to get out of too. They put pressure on you to buy. I got tickets. I’m looking for like a pashmina or something. A gift. -You’ve to go this corner, right side, go to ‘Indian market’. -Okay Okay, so the prices are good at this market? Okay, thanks. Jaipur is not good for saris, no? This shop is better? Hi, I just need a present for my girlfriend. This is silk, or? How much is this one? So the cheapest one you have is 3000 rupees? -In silk -In silk, okay. Can I take a photo and send it to her? You know the brand called Hugo Boss? Yeah You know how much they sell their suit for? -A lot of money? -3000-4000 Euros, 3000, 2000. So what I make is will be 200 dollars. It will be lined with pure silk. It will be totally hand-stitched. I’ll show you the style. This quality workmanship, it will not cost you less than $3,000 at your home. Okay, no I have to think about all this and come back. Okay. Thank you for your help though. What the scammers we met today weren’t the worst of the worst. They make it hard for you to leave and they put pressure on you to buy. If I wasn’t so experienced with traveling in India. I definitely would have felt pressured to buy something just to get out of that situation. Yeah, I found some nice stuff but, um. Cheap price No, I’ll have to think about it because I like the stuff they have there. I just need to talk to my girlfriend and show her the photos. So I’ve sent her the photos. Very cheap market. -Oh, no. I need to go eat now, I’m tired. I need to go eat now, I’m tired. I’m going to go eat I saw some restaurant up there, na? -Where? -Connaught Place, this place na? It’s lunch time. -Yeah, it’s lunch time. No, I’m hungry now. Now that you’ve seen these guys in action, you know the signs to look for so you can avoid them all together. If you’re worried about traveling in India, or you want to get the best price when bargaining, check out my Quick Start Guide at

Comments (100)

  1. Odd customs. I’ll stick with America. The pricing is non negotiable, everybody has money to spend. No need to twist anyone's arm, Coax and prime the pump and prime, yawn

  2. Same tricks EVERYWHERE.

  3. when i saw this video where mr poo is working my cat pooped and it smell so bad.

  4. Never go to India on vacation. You'll just get constantly harrassed and followed the whole time… obviously lol

  5. This country would be the last place on earth I would even think in spend my holidays in . I can almost feel some kind of smell just by looking the videos … have you been at the poo party ? Or were they throw dead bodies to the water ?

  6. Good work exposing these morons

  7. Gareboka pewdipie

  8. U will be new ambassador in delhi soon

  9. Coming from the neighboring country of India, where a lot of Indian scammers have stepped in to do their filthy business, I can only imagine the real struggle in India. But you are sharing such valuable knowledge and experience for all, Mr. Rock and making people aware everywhere.
    Take care and keep ROCKing! 🙂

  10. India is just full of scammers. Pakistan is whole lot better than this

  11. simple scam ..
    almost all people know this

  12. Great work Mr Karl! These videos are very helpful even to Indians who are from different parts within India.. I am pretty sure I would have fallen for the textile shop guy..

  13. Why even go to India when in New Zealand you walk in a dairy the owner of the shop is Indian…

    Please help me

  14. Hey bruh no offence but all your videos are related to insult my country .. I don't blame you, Your are educating people who travel to India to avoid scammers which I agree and support to a 100%. But I've never seen videos of yours where you've actually shown good about India .. it does make us Indians very sad .. plz don't be offended by this … I do like your channel .. I ain't judging you aswell .. sorry if your feeling angry or feeling judges by my comment ..

  15. Daaaaamn you look so cute 😍😍😍😍
    Thanks for the video!

  16. Are you pewdiepie

  17. I've been to Egypt, same there but just go with the flow. You have to see it as an adventure. For me it was a sport to waste their time and releave the boredom of hanging out on the beach. Just let them take out all their stupid carpets for 2 hours and have some free tea and then say "Sorry my tourbus is leaving in 5 minutes, gotta go, bye now" LOL…

  18. The thing is, their money is so worthless that the "overpriced" items you buy are still incredibly cheap. The difference is insignificant. Mostly just annoying

  19. But Karl all Indians are not same

  20. looks like pewdiepie in the beginning

  21. If India is like that why on earth would I go there.? I go to Mexico and there are people who try to take advantage of the tourists too , but they are so friggen polite .

  22. cheeky bastards XD

  23. Love you Karl ❤️❤️❤️

  24. Newzeland boy is your father mr scammer he know all scammer of indian people. 😂😂👍

  25. I'm from Hyderabad a city in South India. 2016 was the first time when I visited Delhi. I reached by train and was asking for A/C retiring room which I've booked but everyone gave me wrong directions and I was so tired waking from one end of Delhi station to another end 🤦🏻‍♂️. Later I took a room in a hotel. The next incident was when I went to purchase few gifts for my family and they started to sell overpriced cheap quality products. I know Delhi has its own vibe but the week I stayed there felt terrible to me. Maybe it was bcoz I'm an outsider.

  26. Assam has the best quality of silk

  27. I could have had said in that situation is "Piss of" or "A NO IS A NO YOU SCAMMER!"

  28. karl bro welcm to pakistan visit once and you ll love it… Atleast not these kind of fucking scammers in our country

  29. Bist du deutscher? Karl Rock hört sich nämlich sehr deutsch an mein Freund.

  30. I won’t be able to tell what is real and what is fake

  31. There is literally a sikh or maybe a Punjabi guy scamming and they pride of being hardworking and honest.

  32. Do u live in India lol?

  33. Compare to pakistan you will never see people like this

  34. India = Scam 😂

  35. you look like pewdiepies dad

  36. Our Prime Minister is the biggest Scammer in the world.

  37. SO SADDDDDDD:{1;10

  38. Hows your new wife pewdiepie.

  39. Make more scammer videos

  40. Best way to avoid Indian scammers is by not going there!!

  41. This guy looks like pewdiepie

  42. 1:10 the dog tho 😿

  43. You fucker do don't you have another to tell .. you are disgraceful to out nation .. choothiyaaa.. solve your issues from your country ..

  44. Basically a rich looking westerner are salivated targets.

  45. thanks for all that important videos

  46. Why would anyone want to go to India. Third world country that pollutes their rivers and throws die people in the river. Does surprise me that their are scammers.

  47. 1:09 why is there a dog there

  48. Whole fucking world is a scam! 🤦🏻‍♂️🤷🏻‍♂️

  49. i wouldnt visit that country even if i got free air tickets

  50. Dont travel to India. Period

  51. Visit kerala you’ll see the difference

  52. This is why I wouldn't want to go to countries like india

  53. if they approach me and ask me where i'm from ,
    i always say Moldova ,
    They get really confused about it because they know nothing about Moldova,
    It works every time

  54. Wanna save your ass in India?

    Just get yourself an Indian friend

  55. Act stupid and be treated as stupid wherever you are in the world.

  56. It’s the same way in Egpyt

  57. Wow they didn't even want to let you go eat lol

  58. Sardar nu te sharam honi chahidi

  59. Hi, if u ask local people they will always help you, india is such a vast country and huge population, Every person got scammed even when they move just 100km

  60. Wait…. I noticed your face you look like pewdiepie

  61. The thing is that even though the government shops are the best ones to go to, some of them can be irritating.
    We went to Jaipur recently and went into a government emporium shop. They mentally and indirectly harassed us to buy the garments and cloths.
    What they did was as soon as we entered, they were like pestering us to just “take a look” and by that they meant to buy something.
    There was also a souvenir showroom upstairs where they took us and forcefully showed us. We did not want to buy anything yet they pestered us. They were saying it in an empathetic and sweet way like “bas dhekh lo” which translates to just take one look at this. The worst part was that they kept everything too overpriced such as one traditional women’s clothing was 12000 rupees where we could have gotten the same thing for less than 500 in the local market.
    Also they when we told them we want to get out, they told us “the exit is here” while taking us to another part where they sold more souvenirs. To get out, we finally told them that we were not feeling great and just wanted to get out.
    Later we went to Jaisalmer and Jodhpur as well where our tour guides were telling us to go in similar shops but we refused to even enter.
    That is one of the biggest problems in India. They local market sells fake stuff and scams you for it, and the government shops sell authentic stuff for 15 times the real worth.

  62. Those 2 Indian Movies I watched And I'm Bangale

  63. I cant believe!! Indians scam so much

  64. Actually saved four Aussies from scammers in Connaught Place. Sad to see scammer scumbags in my country.

  65. Ah, buying a pashmina for your girlfriend,….I know who your girlfriend is…Jennifer Aniston! 😉

    I remember hearing her compliment a pashmina as being beautiful in a Friends episode.

  66. Easiest way to avoid don't go India

  67. hey,this video was really nice and your editing style is kinda unique.! love your content.!
    would you like to check out my Youtube Channel and give me some feedback about my videos.
    i make video editing tutorials and travel videos.! thanks 🙂

  68. Indians middle name should be scam ..nations of lazy scammers

  69. Come to Pakistan and see the just the opposite
    A country respects the guests even you get free food and free rides and free places to stay

  70. Aww
    This how many ppl think that kid was cute

  71. Pewdiepie's long lost brother

  72. I just like how you see a dead dog 1:09

  73. U look more like pewdiepie in this video

  74. Am sorry…though am an asian myself this place gotta be the worst of the worst.Literally everyone at every corner at any given time if given the opportunity to cheat/scam u,they will & they're relentless…been to Indonesia to some of the poorest city there is but nothing beats India.Even supposedly to be one of the "safest"place like their airport u guys will be surprised how low they'll stoop.
    It's a beautiful country but because of their people their national flag being tarnished.
    By the way,am from Singapore.✌🏼

  75. india is a right shithole

  76. And these people havent been arrested and put in jail why? why doesnt the authorities hammer down on these idiots?

  77. I am a Nigerian and German that was born in the UK and this is why I will never go to India not to be offence if I am at the wrong places and if I drop something they will steal it or if buying it.

  78. These guys will even charge you just for being your friend lol

  79. Salman Khan beautiful face hindi movie…😆😆😆
    Engis level:- 💥💥💥

  80. Why do the police and government allow them to open and run fake places? Why not shut them down

  81. so why doesnt india close them down

  82. How about not going there?? Its a shithole anyway…If you want to experience "India" go to Sri Lanka…You still have to be carefull and there are acammers too but much less and people are generally friendlier and more honest.

  83. You lookalike pewdiepie😂

  84. Jokes on the scammers lmao. Whatever money they scammed him off he made 100x the amount back with this video. 2.5m views. This dood is making money.

  85. Mon:- complete your homework

  86. One solution for all of these problems.
    Reduce the fucking population and apply one child policy
    Trust me everything will become normal in next 10 to 20 years

  87. Don't trust anyone

  88. How to avoid scammers in India :


  89. Even Indians are getting scammed everyday.
    Nice initiative bro.
    Keep it up.

  90. What the fuck😂😂

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