Airbnb Host Removed After Sending Threatening Texts To Black Doctor For Leaving 4-Star Review
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Airbnb Host Removed After Sending Threatening Texts To Black Doctor For Leaving 4-Star Review

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Parker Diakite
Parker Diakite Jun 28, 2022

An Airbnb host has been removed from the home-sharing platform after threatening a Black doctor for leaving a four-star review.

Dr. Alex More, who was staying at a home listed in Vancouver, British Columbia, posted the frightening messages from the Airbnb host on Twitter.

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“I have your picture, your name, and your number,” the host texted her in a threatening message. “You have 48 hours to remove your review, or I’m hiring a private investigator to obtain your address, and then the fun begins.”

According to Moore, the host was upset because she had left a review of 4/5, bringing their average rating down from a 5 to a 4.95.

Airbnb eventually removed the 1-bedroom and 1-bathroom listing by Brad, but Moore had to get law enforcement involved first.

“I just spoke with Vancouver PD, and they will be sending someone over to tell the host to leave me alone ‘or else,’ she stated. “They may also revoke his license to participate in house-share programs. Fingers crossed.”

Moore says Airbnb finally removed the listing and thanked her for going to the police.

“Thank you so much for bringing this to our attention,” said Airbnb.

The platform added, “We have concluded our investigation and can confirm for you that we have removed the host’s account and listing from Airbnb.”

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