Saturday, 2 November 2019

I Accidentally Uncovered a Nationwide Scam on Airbnb

quote [ How easy is it to exploit Airbnb? While searching for my grifter, I found out. ]

Yet another reason why this company is bad news. No real vetting and a poor refund system means an open door policy to gangsters.

(Does anyone else think the logo looks like a ball sack with a micropenis?)
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+7 Interesting]
[by hellboy@11:52amGMT]


satanspenis666 said @ 7:33pm GMT on 2nd Nov
You had me at micropenis
donnie said @ 12:04am GMT on 3rd Nov
Update 11/1/19: The morning after this article was published, the FBI contacted VICE about the claims made above.
rylex said @ 4:30am GMT on 3rd Nov
i basically stopped reading at blink 182.

anyone who would willingly go see them is already fleecing themselves.
donnie said @ 9:58am GMT on 3rd Nov
Aw, c'mon - where's your spirit of schadenfreude?
avid said @ 8:51pm GMT on 6th Nov
I don't think AirBNB will do a thing about this until the IPO and associated lockup are done.

This is a short-term gain hiding reputational damage and increasing likelihood of future regulation, neither of which the pre-IPO shareholders care about.

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