ARC, TMC Exec Raise Red Flags On Ticketing Fraud

By | November 3, 2016

As with hacking, if it hasn't happened to you yet, fraud will.

Travel management companies can be unwitting participants in deceit. In one unsettling but increasingly common scenario, scammers search the Internet or buy hacked information to find out companies' travel agencies and other details. They masquerade as executives from those companies in calls to the agencies. They book travel for weeks later using the company's card on file. After cozying up to the agents, they then book more travel using stolen, compromised or phony credit cards for supposed colleagues . . .

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Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them into Northstar Travel Media's BTN Group. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.