Tag: Airbnb

Carders and Money Launderers Target Airbnb Hosts

Money laundering concerns in any industry are not to be trifled with. It is evident any business model relying on payments is susceptible to such criminal activity. If The Daily Beast is to be believed, Airbnb may have a Russian money laundering problem. That is a rather disturbing development on multiple levels. AirBnB And Money Laundering by Russians It is evident the concept of money laundering has changed dramatically over the past few years. While its …
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What Is CryptoCribs?

A lot of traditional business models have been disrupted as of late. Cash money is slowly being replaced by payment cards, mobile payments, and cryptocurrency. Booking a hotel? Services like Airbnb make it easy. CryptoCribs is a platform combining the concept of Airbnb with cryptocurrency. Although the site may not look as professional as the real deal, the potential is certainly visible to everyone. CryptoCribs is a Unique Platform Spending cryptocurrency …
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Cryptocurrency Market Cap Reaches $77bn, Surpasses Uber and Airbnb

The cryptocurrency sector has seen massive gains in the past few weeks. Almost every single altcoin has increased in value in one way or another this month. According to coinmarketcap, the overall market cap surpassed $77 billion. To put that in perspective, crypto is valued more than some of the world’s most successful startups such as Uber and Airbnb. It seems that cryptocurrency is becoming the next hot topic among investors …
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Barcelona Imposes Hefty Fines on Airbnb and Homeaway For Operating Without A License

The sharing economy sounds like a great concept, but regulators often don’t see it that way. Both Airbnb and Homeaway have been fined by Barcelona officials, as they advertised and rented out apartments to tourists without a license. Although these 600,000 Euro fines won’t make much of a dent, it sets a precedent for home-sharing services in Europe. Major Fine For Home-Sharing Websites Active in Catalonia Consumers all over the …
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