How A Vacation Rental Scam Works
The weather is cold out and you want to get away. So, you log into a travel site and start cruising over beach houses. You find the perfect one for a cheap price. It has all the amenities and they will even give you a discount if you send the payment through wire today. You don’t think twice, and you send it out, only to realize later the listing was fraudulent. You’ve been a victim of a Vacation Rental Scam. This overview talks about how the scheme works and what can be done to limit/prevent its occurrence in the future.