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Angela Moll, Renter in 08723

79 salem road is a scam. the house is actually for sale for $349,000

Asked by Angela Moll, 08723 Thu Feb 7, 2013

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Ron Shaffery’s answer
The typical renter scam on free websites , NOT for rent, the scammer took the agents pictures and posted as a rental. He will try to collect a deposit from a renter and then they will never hear back from him again. Sometimes they even break into the house to meet inside.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Fri Feb 8, 2013
Just checked and the listing was removed from Trulia as a "rental"
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Feb 11, 2013
Unfortunately scammers find properties that are for sale, copy the photos, description, etc. and list them for rent usually on Craigslist but I guess now they are doing it on Trulia too. They then ask for a deposit and then they vanish. Did you hit the flag button on the listing to notify Trulia that's this rental is fraud?

If you are looking for a rental I suggest working with an agent. If not, never give anyone a deposit over the internet for a home.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Feb 8, 2013
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