Athens Street Scams. Be wary of women asking for a drink in bars – it could land you with a very pricey bill.
Beware of pickpockets in the Central Metro stations and bus-lines. They are known to target elderly people and tourists and will operate in groups of three to five to surround people and cause a distraction while one will take the possessions.
Occasionally groups of well dressed men will stand together on a Metro car so that you can’t get by them. Be careful if you need to push through as this is when they can target you for pick-pocketing.