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Holiday booking scams
« on: Friday, 14 November, 2014 @ 14:18:54 »
Holiday accommodation website Owners Direct has urged property owners and customers to be vigilant about the growing problem of online fraud known as 'phishing'.

The company issued the advice after being alerted by advertisers about a spate of suspicious-looking email enquiries.

Accommodation agent has also been targeting by fraudsters and has recently paid out compensation to around 10,000 customers who were affected by an online phishing scam.

The British Hospitality Association warned customers to be 'extremely cautious' when they book online and said they should call the hotel or accommodation direct if they are suspicious about any payment demands.