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https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/43k7z3/nationwide-fake-ho...

This is a fascinating article about a bait-and-switch Airbnb fraud. The article focuses on one particular group of scammers and how they operate, using the fact that Airbnb as a company doesn't do much to combat fraud on its platform.

From Bruce Schneier's Crytogram newsletter:
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/11/details_of_an...
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I was surprised that it took them so log to have the FBI involved - and that, only from their on-line complaining.

Jeff
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