Woman suing Airbnb over alleged sexual assault by host
An Airbnb guest is suing the company over an alleged sexual assault – claiming her host was not properly screened.
The suit, filed on Thursday by a New Mexico woman, is a first of its kind and could change the firm’s responsibilities towards customers who are victims of crime.
The woman is accusing Airbnb of negligence when it allowed her to rent a room from a man who was previously accused of domestic violence.
To make the situation worse the woman claims she felt safe as the man she was staying with was ‘verified’ and a ‘super host’.
But soon after she began renting the property, she... read more
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