An Airbnb hacker spent a month in Malaysia using Laura Ward’s name, account and stored credit card. Now, after a failed chargeback, Ward wants to know how this happened and why she’s being held responsible. “This is how I lost $1,181 to an Airbnb hacker”
There is something strange about Wendy Wang’s Airbnb problem. She and her husband booked a rental in Melbourne, Australia, but her host canceled the reservation at the last minute. What happened next though is truly perplexing. Wang says rebooking confusion led the couple to confirm a replacement property that cost $3,000 more than their original budget.
Now the Wangs want Airbnb to refund that $3,000. “There is something really strange about this Airbnb problem”