Fake Christmas Events Alert

Police Scotland are investigating claims that a Christmas event in Stirling is a scam after complaints from several social media users.

The Winter Wonderland event was advertised on Facebook as a ‘drive-thru attraction’ in Blairlogie and tickets were being sold for £12.99 per car. 
The fake website used pictures and text taken from a genuine attraction, the Reindeer Lodge, which is based in Wales. The Reindeer Lodge have confirmed that they do not have a location in Stirling and that they have no association with the event advertised on Facebook. Stirling Council have also confirmed that they were not aware of the event.

Police Scotland are warning the public to be extra vigilant for online or social media scams, especially over the festive period, with more transactions taking place online.

Report ticketing scams to Advice Direct Scotland on 0808 164 6000 or through their ScamWatch tool.
If you have been the victim of fraud, report it to Police Scotland on 101.

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