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 e-mail communications between his company and as many as three potential guests. Whoever got into the e-mails 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 e-mailed Bugby that the problem might be with his …

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