But when you look more closely at the email, you notice that you never actually received your ticket. In another version of the scam, you book a flight on a travel website that offers deals on airfare. You pay with your credit card like normal, but after making the payment, you get a call from the company saying that there’s been a sudden price increase or an extra charge to finalize your booking. The BBB said a legitimate company would never do this.

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