Discount Ticket Scam 

Don’t let “too good to be true” attraction tickets ruin your vacation. 

Who Is It Targeting: Bargain hunters on vacation 

What Is It: A scam that sells worthless attraction tickets 

What Are They After: Using sites like Craigslist or eBay, scammers have been selling unbelievably low-priced tickets to vacation hot spots like Disney World. One woman lost around $1,000 after purchasing thirteen Disney World tickets from a scammer; fortunately, he was caught by police in an undercover sting operation. 

How Can You Avoid It:

  • Only use verified, legitimate sources for discounts and deals.
  • Keep watching the reputable sites for genuine information on attraction packages and specials.
  • Avoid resale sites that don’t offer a measure of consumer protection.

Find more information about current scams and alerts here. For full details of this scam check out this article from WFLA.com.


If you think you may be a victim of identity theft, contact the Identity Theft Resource Center for toll-free, no-cost assistance at (888) 400-5530.

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