Fraud Alerts

Fraud Prevention

Fraud Alerts


ARC has recently been alerted that a phishing email campaign by fraudsters has returned.

ARC recently identified an increase of card-not-present (CNP) fraud. The fraudster claims to be from, or have affiliation with, the local chamber of commerce.

A GDS hacker was recently released from federal custody after serving time for conducting phishing scams. Now is a good time for all agency staff to review fraud prevention and security best practices.

ARC encourages our travel industry partners to review your network security procedures to ensure you’re ready to respond if this occurs at your agency

ARC has developed information that at least two websites from U.S. travel agencies have been spoofed by a fraudster likely operating from Russia.

A serial fraudster is targeting corporate travel agents with a scheme in which
he impersonates a real corporate executive to order tickets.

Recently, ARC became aware of an incident in which an agency experienced unauthorized access to a GDS bridge into a second agency.