This edition includes all of our announcements, content from the timeshare community and the latest from our Consumer Watch Team.
1. Scam Alert for Frequent Travelers: Look out for misleading sites
Consumers should stop, read and understand what is happening here. This is something to pay special attention to if you are a frequent traveler before handing over money or personal information.
2. Timeshare Resale Scam
So proud of our #ConsumerWatchTeam for spotting this #Timeshare resale scam & saving an owner and now client from getting into a fraudulent wire transfer of $27K. These are real documents that have been altered and forged to look as legitimate as possible. Report @bbb_us
3. Why You Should Never Use Airport USB Charging Stations
According to Caleb Barlow, Vice president of X-Force Threat Intelligence at IBM Security, “Plugging into a public USB port is kind of like finding a toothbrush on the side of the road and deciding to stick it in your mouth. You have no idea where that thing has been.” Read the full Forbes article by Suzanne Rowan Kelleher.
4. Timeshare Scam: Wire Transfer – Red Flag!
A few #timeshare tips that will help protect you from potential problems by the BBB. Wire Transfer Request = Big Red Consumer Flag!
For questions or more tips on how to protect yourself, contact our Consumer Protection Team.