Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Police: Scammers using local realty photos to solicit ‘deposits’

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Police in Springfield are warning the public of a scam in which Craigslist users, posing as local property owners, use photos of actual houses in Springfield to try and entice renters to send a deposit.


www.eagletimes.com

vermont.craigslist.org/apa/5737790873


1 comment :

  1. I don't know why this is such a surprise. This type of scam has been going on around the country for decades now. I guess the crooks just found a pocket area where people haven't kept up with with progress, news and the rest of the world. Vermonters tend to be naive when it comes to trusting people on their word. it is sad because that was one of the wonderful things about our state was that in a sense we always had a simpler life shielded from the rest of the world's ugliness and dishonesty and now its catching up with us.

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