Auld Reekie, a cheeky nickname for Edinburgh owning to it’s intense stench in the Middle Ages, as a city is well known for its rich tradition of hauntings and ghost stories. But the last thing any visitors wants is to have their carefully arranged accommodations turn out to be a mere figment of some fraudster’s imagination. With so many travelers and artists converging on the Old Town during festival season, it’s important to be wary of housing deals that seem too good to be true.

Additional information is available from a number of reputable sources including the local authorities, but this article is a great introduction to the challenges faced last year.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/fraudsters-running-accommodation-scam-at-edinburh-fringe-make-it-no-fun-for-performers-33qvw3ctc

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