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AAHOA Commends Florida Attorney General Crackdown on Vacation Rental Scams

| Jul 22, 2022

AAHOA commends Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s crackdown on vacation rental scams. Attorney General Moody tweeted that she was kicking off a Summer Scam Series with a focus on fake vacation rental ads. She included tips to avoid rental scams and announced a new consumer protection series about vacation rental scams.

AAHOA stands behind Attorney General Moody, and her dedication to protecting

communities and travelers.

“Florida’s kickoff of the Summer Scam Series with a focus on fake vacation rental ads

is a much-needed first step regarding short term rental regulation,” said AAHOA

President & CEO, Laura Lee Blake. “We must be aggressive when it comes to fake

postings offering vacation rental properties, and hold the scammers accountable.

AAHOA commends Attorney General Moody’s crackdown, and remains committed

to protecting all of our valued tourists and visitors.”

“Florida is one of the top tourist destinations in America,” said AAHOA Chairman Neal

Patel. “Preventing travelers from falling for this scheme falls under AAHOA’s mission

to advance and protect the business interests of hotel owners, who are committed to

the reputable property owners in the hospitality industry.”

AAHOA urges all travelers to take extra precautions, pay attention to red flags, and

report anything suspicious when renting a vacation home to ensure you’re getting

the vacation you’re hoping and paying for.

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