Real Estate ‘Visionary’ Allegedly Behind Massive, Viral Airbnb Fraud Charged
Shray Goel allegedly duped guests to properties that didn’t exist and then refused to issue refunds. Years after a media report outed his scheme, authorities caught up with Goel last month.
By Joseph Cox
This article was produced in collaboration with 404 Media, a new independent technology investigations site.
The alleged mastermind of a massive, nationwide Airbnb scam whose exploits were first detailed in a viral article which then led to sweeping policy changes at the company has been charged, accordi…