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

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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