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Sam V



Joined: 20 Nov 2009
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Location: Villa in Gale, Algarve, Portugal. At home in Fetcham, Surrey, UK

PostPosted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 2:44 pm    Post subject: Spain-holiday.com Reply with quote

Woahh! This one nearly threw me and I'm still not 100% convinced if it is genuinely fake. The only thing that made me think twice was that my property is in Portugal and I don't advertise on Spain Holidays, but I had to double check in case they have started listing Portugal via HomeAway or similar!

This email was received in all the full colour glory of a genuine listing site enquiry format:-




Spain-Holiday.com
New enquiry
from Spain-Holiday.com
We have sent an autoreply to this enquiry as available.







Travel dates
Oct 23, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016 (7 nights)
People
6 adults
Enquiry
Hello,

We are three couples with 6 adults.
We would like to stay at your property between the dates 23-October-30 October 2016 or any weekend in November.We would like to know if is available and the exact price. I look forward to hearing from you

Jeffrey Jenkins
(His name)@letterboxes.org




Renter
Jeffrey Jenkins
(His name)@letterboxes.org
+33 612046873



Remember, that the quicker you respond, the more likely you are to secure this booking. Please reply to this renter even if you cannot fulfill the booking.

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Marks



Joined: 06 Nov 2006
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Location: Costa Blanca

PostPosted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 2:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Send it to support @ spain-holiday.com
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Casscat



Joined: 05 Jul 2014
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Location: Andalucía

PostPosted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 2:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've had very convincing fake emails 'from' Spain Holiday before. I used to list with them but continued to get the odd phishing email after I'd lapsed my ad. I always reported all attempts to Spain Holiday - they're very helpful and concerned, but there isn't a great deal they can do about it I guess. Spain Holiday have recently introduced a 'communication via dashboard' type arrangement, presumably to avoid publishing an owner's email address where it can be directly harvested by scammers.
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Marks



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Location: Costa Blanca

PostPosted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 3:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jeffrey Jenkins has morphed in to Miller Greg, my spam filter caught this one. Exactly the same MO.
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Sam V



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Location: Villa in Gale, Algarve, Portugal. At home in Fetcham, Surrey, UK

PostPosted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 5:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I sent it to SH. See if I get a response, especially as I've never listed with them too
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joddle



Joined: 22 Feb 2010
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Location: Valencia

PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you get an enquiry from Spain Holiday and it shows the enquirer's email then its a scam. They simply don't include enquiry emails in their query system.
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