PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Now that summer is here, scam artists are hard at work trying to separate you from your money.
We do more things in the summer and put ourselves at higher risk of getting scammed according to Mike Falco of Falco Wealth Management in Berwyn.READ MORE: 'Police Incident' Closes Park City Center Mall In Lancaster County
He urges us to be careful when booking vacations.Protestors Demand Full Investigation Into Fanta Bility's Shooting Death, Want Sharon Hill Officers Fired
“15 million on line hotel bookings scams happen every year,” he said. “There’s no reason to use any other site except the one’s we all know.”
Falco says booking through places like social media and craigslist can be like playing with fire.
He recommends, “you want to check out the company with the Better Business Bureau and also search the reviews and complaints.”MORE NEWS: Ben Simmons Practices With Sixers For First Time Since Returning To Team
Always buy concert or event tickets from well known sites and get references and license and ID information for home improvement jobs.