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The Fleecing of America (Travel Scams) #631016

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 03, 1999
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(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Fred Francis) Crackdowns on vacation travel plan scams reported. [Barbara GAROUD - says she had been ripped off.] [Travel scam victim Vicky WALKER - talks about the fraud; says activities during a trip to Mexico were centered around sex and alcohol.] [Charlene KUHAUPT - says the dream vacation became a nightmare.]

(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The spread of official-looking faxes seeming to offer vacations to corporate employees reported. [Victim Rebecca MEIER - talks about the scam.] [Better Business Bureau Ron BARRY - says the faxes look like internal memos.] [New Mexico Attorney General Patricia MADRID - says it is hard to trace those faxes.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred;
Williams, Pete

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