HAS YOUR LISTING BEEN HIJACKED? YOU MAY NOT EVEN KNOW IT. A new scam warning...

There is a new scam to watch out for now and it is happening without you maybe even knowing about it. Listings are getting hijacked, both vacant and occupied homes are falling victim.

On Craigslist and other rental sites, scammers are copying your listings, using real addresses and real owners names.. soem are even opening email accounts in the owners name... they are then listing your listing for rent at half of market price... they make up stories of why they are away and why it is so cheap. People are falling for it, money is being wired to scammers, stress is is brought onto unsuspecting home owners, tenants are showing up to move in and agents are taking the blame.

Make sure you tell the owners of your listings about this scam and to be on the lookout. Search sites like craigslist often and look at the addresses, Help spread the word...

Have you been affected by this scam? Share your stories, advice and suggestions...

Updated Aug. 30, 2010

Blog Written by:

Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Realty Group

Manchester NH

  • August 30 2010 - Manchester
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