22.04.2021, 20:24

Scamming people into renting the door house two Youtubers earned 4 000

Two British Youtubers used their photography skills to scam people into renting “door house” on Airbnb and earned over $4,000, but sent back the money to them after that.


Scamming people into renting the door house two Youtubers earned 4 000

Two Youtubers, who come from London, use their professional photography skills to take several shoots of door house that modeled the 18th century mansion style in Clapham Common, South London. They posted them in the Internet with the rent of $100 per night. Photo: Josh Pieters & Archie Manners

Josh and Archia even put a life-size bottle of water in the hallway, ensuring to show the relfection in the mirror that reveal the actual size of the door house. However, Airbnb still accepted to put it in the renting list. Photo: Youtube

Josh even put a credit card inside the bathroom of the door house. The guest did not notice any unsual details in the picture. Photo: Youtube

A lot of people asked to rent the rooms that Josh and Archie posted. In only a few days, Josh and Archie said that they earned an amount of $4.200 from online payment. They returned all the money, except for the two guests that rent in the last minute. Photo: Youtube

A lot of people asked to rent the rooms that Josh and Archie posted. In only a few days, Josh and Archie said that they earned an amount of $4.200 from online payment. They returned all the money, except for the two guests that rent in the last minute. Photo: Josh Pieters & Archie Manners

Josh and Archie (Left) had to book two 5 star rooms for the two guests. The Youtubers also explained the situation for them and said that the room was just a part of the door house. The guests were confused, and said they were never scammed like this before. After that, Josh and Archie shared their story on Youtube with 1,46 millions of followers in April They warned others to be careful with online booking. Many people showed their interest with the topic of the two Youtubers. “That is an interesting thing, and is also very helpful. They helped me realize that I should be very cautious when booking rooms from private houses”, a comment said. Photo: Josh Pieters & Archie Manners

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