Avoid these air travel scams

This summer is expected to be the busiest ever for air travel , which also means scammers will be trying to take advantage of unsuspecting passengers.

Online travel scams may involve free ticket deals, discounts, and other perks, which are ruses to get your to reveal your personal information.

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Two active scams you may encounter online involve free tickets on Allegiant Airlines and Alaska Airlines, which amount to elaborate phishing schemes,  according to the security app Fyde.

News Center 7 consumer reporter Rachel Murray will show you how these scams work and how you can avoid becoming a victim on WHIO-TV at 5pm.

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