Trigger Fraud Alert #10 (May 2024)

Holiday Fraud

We have been informed by Humberside Police that fraudsters are posting adverts on Facebook Market Place for log cabin breaks, caravan and hot tub lodges, the locations differ but are in the UK and can be well known short break destinations. The scammers are using different profiles and names, they will ask you to choose a date and make contact usually via Messenger.   The fraudsters will either request a deposit or full payment via bank transfer or PaySafe. The Scammers may even contact you after a deposit is made to say they have received a cancellation booking, enticing you with a better deal and to make full payment.       

Once the scammers receive the money, their profile will disappear off Facebook and/or if you attend your booked break be told on arrival you have made no booking/reservation.

If you have been a victim and lost money, call 101 and report it.

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