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What you need to know about crime in your accom property

Whether it’s committing credit card fraud, causing damage, or operating clandestine drug labs, crime continues to be a major concern for hotel managers around the country. Accomnews spoke exclusively with Sergeant Yvette Tarrier from the Sunshine Coast District Crime Prevention Unit who outlined how managers can prepare for and overcome crime in Australian hotels.

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Police warn guests about accommodation website scam

Friday afternoon, the Queensland police released an online warning for consumers accessing accom provider websites in the lead up to the festive season. “The new scam occurs when consumers submit email inquiries in relation to securing accommodation over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period,” read the warning. “Scammers ask the consumer to pay a deposit directly into a bank …

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