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.
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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