Don’t Let a Rental Scam Ruin Your Vacation

Planning a Spring Break getaway or heading to the annual South by Southwest festival? As you consider issues like cost and location of a vacation rental, also consider that the rental listing could be a scam. The Federal Trade Commission warns that scammers will often advertise rentals that don’t exist or aren’t available to trick…

BBB warns: Don’t get burned by a vacation rental scam!

It’s nice to have a little variety when you go on vacation. Sure there are plenty of nice hotels and motels, but renting another person’s home, condo or apartment can be a fun alternative. Unfortunately, it’s also an opportunity for scammers to rip you off. Vacation scammers can get you in a number of ways. They might…