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New hotel scam that you need to be aware of. Please take this very seriously as its a very simple scam.

Everybody goes on holidays at least once a year or goes and stays in a hotel.

You should pass this information along to your friends and family and make sure they are aware of this terrible scam.

Nobody wants to get caught out with a scam like this while going on your holidays.This is one of the smartest scams I have heard about. You arrive at your hotel and check in at the front desk.

Typically when checking in, you give the front desk your credit card (for any charges to your room) and they don’t retain the card.

You go to your room and settle in. All is good. The hotel receives a call and the caller asks for (as an example) room 620 – which happens to be your room.

The phone rings in your room. You answer and the person on the other end says the following: ‘This is the front desk. When checking in, we came across a problem with your charge card information.