Fake agent jailed for scamming more than $35,000 out of travellers
The woman allegedly collected money for at least 19 trips, which she would then “cancel”, claiming her mother was unwell.
Airline embroiled in website scam duping travellers with fake tickets
Have you purchased some too-good-to-be-true-airfares for your clients recently? You might want to read this.
Expert warns business travellers will be targeted by scammers
Looks like business travellers are going to have to tighten the straps of their travel fanny packs because scammers, hackers and petty criminals have them in their sights.
Travel agent caught up in $3bn cryptocurrency scam
A travel agent based in South Korea has become an unwitting victim of a $3 billion Ponzi scheme.
Travel agent scam leaves Aussies thousands of dollars out of pocket
A travel agency that continued to trade after being placed in liquidation has left dozens of Aussie travellers out of pocket, with some left stranded at the airport.
Hollywood actor falls victim to Statue of Liberty ‘boat tour’ scam
Similarly, a Travel Weekly reporter was recently ‘scammed’ into thinking Nutella and butter on bread makes for a healthy brekkie.
STUDY: One third of Aussies discouraged to travel for fear of being scammed
National Scams Awareness Week kicked off yesterday, and to celebrate, we’re bringing you stats that will make you duct tape your belongings to yourself for the duration of your next trip.
“We’re all getting robbed”: Vic tourism hit by scam
by Hannah Edensor
At least nine Victorian tourist attractions have been hit by a credit card scam. We too were busted for buying clothes under our boss’s name but only to avoid buyers shame in the office.
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