Isolated vacation seekers are the target of scammers. Demand for rental houses-villas exploded due to the concern of the pandemic.
Although the weekly wages exceed 10 thousand TL on average, most of the villas are already full. The scammers are trying to turn this interest into an opportunity.
Cyber fraudsters copy online booking sites exactly, using real photos of villas. It offers discounted and cheaper ads.
Experts have some warnings to citizens against this method. The most important of these is not to make a bank transfer.
Digital Agency President Ramazan Becer warned the citizens, “There should be no bank transfers, there are a number of rules set by banks, especially in the part of credit card collection. It has to compare with its competitors, “he said.