July 1, 2016
Dear ABC News Fixer: My husband and I used Airbnb.com to book a beautiful home in Maui, Hawaii for his 40th birthday. We found a listing that we loved and corresponded with the host. Soon after, we were emailed a link which, unbeknownst to us, took us to a clever copy of the Airbnb website. Believing it was the real site, we booked there and then wired money from our bank. We ended up losing $3,300 to a scammer….
Source: http://abcnews.go.com/Business/scammed-fake-airbnb-listing-elaborate-mirror-site/story?id=40278075