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Get the download on the newest travel scams to watch out for on social media and websites, plus tips to avoid being ripped off.

Confirming False Plane Tickets

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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.

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.

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