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The fake AirBNB rental, defrauding an elderly couple out of thousands: report

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The deal was too good to be true.

After a residence of nearly $ 12,000 at an AirBNB rental, and a British couple came in but only to find out that the room they booked is actually non-existent. According to the couple, they are not the first to be duped by the apparent scam.

The Felthams were shocked to find out that the “VIP penthouse,” and she had been non-existent, in spite of having paid out nearly $ 12,000 on AirBNB to rent out.

Ian and Denise Feltham booked a room described as a “VIP penthouse,” which promised to provide free wi-fi, a king-sized bed, a steam bath, and a private lift, The Sun reports. When they arrived at the Las Boas building complex in Ibiza town, but she allegedly had to be told that there is not a VIP penthouse at the site.

According to The Sun, and Ian Feltham,75, stated, “as A man who lived in the building,” she said, tourists get to run all the time, and that is a big problem for us.”

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The Felthams, to claim that it is the property of the other positive reviews on AirBNB, with an average score of 4 out of 5 stars. According to the couple, they first had to communicate with the properties supposed to host. Three weeks prior to the trip, but it is true that they have stopped the reception of messages from the host.

While the causes of the Felthams in order to grow to be concerned with regard to your booking, AirBNB would not offer a refund unless the couple was on their face and were not in a position to be in, The Sun reports.

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In a statement obtained by The Sun, and AirBNB, said: “Our handling of this issue, it fell below our usual high standards, and we have reached out to the guest to apologize and refund the full amount. We have suspended the listing, while we are researching and will continue to work with the guest to make things right.”

After finding out that their booking didn’t seem to exist, and the Felthams, to claim that it is the closest pet-friendly hotel, and they were able to find out it was 40 minutes long and will cost an additional $245 per person per night.

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AirBNB does not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment.

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