The Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office is warning residents about a scam involving a fake website for a Goleta restaurant.
A phony web page, latapatia3ca.club, was created for La Tapatia #3, but the page has no connection to the restaurant, according to Deputy District Attorney Christopher Dalbey.
Despite the lack of connection, the Google search engine provides the website in response to a search for the restaurant, located at 5764 Hollister Ave., Dalbey said.
The false page appears to allow online ordering for pickup, and actually takes the customer’s payment and credit card information without forwarding the orders to the restaurant, he added.
The page is…