Newest Online Travel Scams
Confirming False Plane Tickets
Consumer Reports recently documented a case in which people were receiving messages to click and “confirm” plane ticket reservations they had not actually made. These messages were appearing in emails with a related link, although they also can appear as “smishing,” over phone messaging services. When looking to access links—even if no reservations were made but curiosity wins out—type the URL directly into the browser rather than blindly clicking from the email.