Air Canada suspends tickets, costs couple $6K

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A Newfoundland couple travelling home from Portugal was shocked to discover Air Canada has suspended their tickets – and their only way to fly home to St. John’s was to book new one-way fares for over $6,000.

“I was flabbergasted. My wife said she thought I was going to have a stroke,” said Randell Earle, a retired lawyer.

Earle was told that that the problem was to do with a “fraud detection technique” – something he didn’t understand, given that he had used the same credit card to book the outbound flights without any problem.

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.