I lost $ 1,721 in the “TripAdvisor” long term rental scam

TripAdvisor is not in the business of long term rentals, but Haley Cline was unaware of this fact and ended up in a scam.

When a friendly “TripAdvisor-approved owner” emailed her about a spectacularly discounted year-long beach rental, no alarm bells went off. The scam only came into focus after Cline sent her initial $1,721 deposit via Bitcoin to the online predator. Read more “I lost $ 1,721 in the “TripAdvisor” long term rental scam”