Study Shows Craigslist is Rife with Rental Scams: 4 Clues to Avoid Them
- Jocelyn Baird for Next Advisor March 15th, 2016
- Source: http://www.nextadvisor.com/blog/2016/03/15/study-shows-craigslist-is-rife-with-rental-scams/
Just about everywhere you look these days, someone has figured out a way to scam other people out of their money and time. We’ve already written about the risks of getting scammed when it comes to hiring a moving company, but what about finding an apartment itself? Renters have a lot to worry about, with raising rents around the country and landlords requesting highly personal information on rental applications that could be used for identity theft if improperly handled.