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User Misbehavior

User Misbehavior

Airbnb Guests ‘Took My Entire Life,’ Blogger Writes, But She’s Not Blaming the Site

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In what is probably Airbnb’s worst PR crisis since the site launched, a blog post by a user who became theĀ victim of extreme theft and vandalism due to renting his apartment for a week is circulating the web this morning. “They smashed a hole through a locked closet door, and found the passport, cash, credit card and grandmother’s jewelry I had hidden inside,” the blogger writes. “They took my camera, my iPod, an old laptop, and my external backup drive filled with photos, journals… my entire life.” The perpetrators also ransacked his drawers and leaving the fireplace flue open so that ash covered the apartment which was also filled with a pungent odor. Read More