Flight disruptions, lost baggage and airport chaos has dominated travel news this summer. Amid the havoc, some are trying to take advantage of the situation.
A scam account posing as British Airways has been stealing from customers under the guise of recovering lost baggage.
After dissatisfied customers took to Twitter to air grievances about missing [**luggage**](http://Living%20Team%20Living%20Team%205:17%20PM%20Today%20New%20https://www.euronews.com/travel/2022/08/03/save-time-and-avoid-the-chaos-heres-how-i-packed-for-a-week-away-with-only-hand-luggage%20Living%20Team%20Living%20Team%205:18%20PM%20Today%20New%20https://www.euronews.com/travel/2022/06/22/europes-airports-struggle-with-mass-staff-shortages-as-travel-sector-faces-summer-of-disco%20Living%20Team%20Living%20Team%205:18%20PM%20Today%20New%20https://www.euronews.com/travel/2022/08/23/british-airways-to-cancel-another-10000-flights-this-winter-as-heathrow-passenger-cap-is-e%20Turn%20on%20screen%20reader%20support%20%20%20Smelly%20souvenirs? Lost luggage at Heathrow airport ‘stinks like a dumpster’ | Euronews), fraudsters set up a fake account called @CareBritish and replied to their Tweets.
The scam asked customers to wire money to an account in Kenya to recover their bags.
The account has since been suspended by Twitter.
Another customer reported a different scam account, also posing as
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