Email scam hits local lodging company

By scott miller

VAIL — Dale Bugby made an unsettling discovery a few days ago. Bugby, the owner of Vail Resort Rentals, discovered that someone had apparently gotten into the middle of email communications between his company and as many as three potential guests. Whoever got into the emails sent the potential client an offer of a sizable discount if the guest would do a bank-to-bank transfer of funds with the recipient bank in England.The unit in question was listed on the Internet with Vacation Rentals By Owner, or VRBO. While a VRBO representative emailed Bugby that the problem might be with his …

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