well unfortunately it is not necessarily the internet that scams people. We lived in Rotonda West which is a short distance from the beach, we got scammed 3 times for over 6,000. Ya know who took the most? A company by the name of RENT ME FLORIDA.COM they took the most coming in a close second was Pinapple girls. I have to say, I thought this area was a good area! However we've been scammed and possible 2 more times if we hadn't spoken with an attorney, AND unfortunately there is nothing you can do about it. Once you hand over your money--it's gone. Rent me Florida even hired a locksmith to change the locks so we couldn't get in the house. We still have the Original lease, with their signatures and everything and STILL CANNOT DO A THING. Sure messed us up. I would watch for that name or any other company with the name of Mary Hank, linked to it. SHE is a very sneaky lady or shark. I tried to warn people about her and her business and they just ignored us because the newspaper said she was a local Celebrity because she started her own business Yep Rent me Florida! i really wish people would listen she is a shark, stay away from her.
I lived in Orlando for 33 years and was never scammed like i was here. I love the beach but i'm going back, too many old farts and piers. and the worse part Everyone in Real Estate in this area knows each other, so they back each other. The great american white sucker seeker--Mary Hank... more