Con men of all shapes and sizes are increasingly turning to social media to tout fake travel deals. These are majority Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Recent figures released in the UK show that more than 5000 cases of travel booking fraud has occurred in 2018 at a cost of $10 Million. This is nearly 1000 more cases that in 2017.
Currently Social Media giants are not taking travel booking fraud seriously enough according to industry experts. If you are in the UK you can actually report fraud travel adverts and promotions to firstname.lastname@example.org