Report: Fake Hotel Websites Trick Customers into Booking Bogus Rooms

Here's a scary story from the UK: The Mirror is reporting that con artists are setting up fake hotel websites to trick ­Olympic fans into reserving bogus rooms.

A similar scam bilked customers looking to attend the MTV European Music Awards in Belfast last year, when criminals replicated whole websites to plunder cash from unsuspecting victims.

Nearly 100 suspects have already been arrested, accused of selling fake hotel rooms and tickets.

Read more...

Read more on:

Suggested Articles:

Six of Universal Orlando Resort's hotels will open on June 2, while two others will be announced at a later date. Here's what you need to know.

Fairmont's hotels in Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper and Whistler will reopen their doors to guests and visitors on June 1, 2020. Read more here.

The Faroe Islands announced it will open the borders for travelers from Denmark and Iceland on June 15. Here's what you need to know.