Scammers targeting Expedia customers with fake phone numbers

VIDEO: Scammers targeting Expedia customers with fake phone numbers

Customers across the country searching for Expedia's phone number on the internet are being taken for a ride.

Scammers are creating ads with fake phone numbers for the travel company.

When customers call the numbers, the scammers tell them the site is "down" and that to get a refund or change bookings, they'll need to pay first with gift cards.

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KIRO 7's Jesse Jones explains how a simple web search could put you at risk in the video below:

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