Airbnb crime against guests has been on the rise, some suspect hosts as the perpetrators.
Is your Airbnb account deactivated? Did Airbnb deactivate your account? Airbnb, for those of you who do not know is an app that allows you to rent your real property for a short term, similar to a hotel or extended stay. Recently, there has been criminal activity involving the Airbnb hosts robbing the guests.
Karlissea Hives and her friends were victims of a robbery earlier this year. An unknown suspect took of all of their belongings including their cars from their Airbnb apartment in Houston, Texas. Read the news story here. View the video below:
Airbnb deactivated account after consumer report shows a criminal record.
Airbnb uses Inflection SafeDecision API for consumer reporting to screen its hosts. Inflection SafeDecision API is a offered by Inflection Risk Solutions, LLC. Notably, their consumer report includes proprietary information to assign a risk score to your profile. Next the report discloses information about your credit and criminal background. Airbnb sent this email to an Airbnb host citing the reason for his account deactivation. The email cites a “Criminal Records Match”.
Suprisingly, Airbnb may deactivate your account if you are affiliated with an Airbnb user with a criminal record.
Airbnb may deactivate your account if you affiliate with an Airbnb host that does not meet their hosting standards. Therefore, read the Airbnb standards here and become familiar with them. For instance Airbnb terminated this user due to his affiliation with a host that did not comply with the community standards of the platform.
In conclusion, what you should do if Airbnb deactivates your account?
Above all follow these steps If Airbnb deactivates your account. Firstly, contact Inflection SafeDecision API and request a copy of your consumer report. Secondly, verify the information in the report. Finally, if the information is incorrect contact an attorney and credit repair specialist.