Skiing site scammers receive thousands

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Action Fraud has received multiple reports from people who have been defrauded after paying for winter holiday accommodation on and

According to the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and were set up by fraudsters using fake details and false information.

The NFIB are proactively taking steps to suspend the websites and virtual phone numbers used by these fraudsters and are warning consumers that they may continue this activity and use alternative websites. Fraudsters can easily set up new pages with different names very quickly.

Over a dozen victims so far have lost approximately £60,000 in total with the majority paying by bank transfer.

Report any fraud on tel: 0300 123 2040.