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Scams

How do you know if an ad is a scam? There is a rental ad that seems to good to be true ID #2130083496 and the response I got was that they are in Africa on a mission trip. Sounds fishy. Please let me know
  • December 01 2012 - US
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Lots of scams in our area.  We see our listings that are for sale often advertised on Craigslist as rentals.  We have pretended to be a potential client and they are often overseas and ask you to wire the money.  I hope nobody is going for it.  We're also flagging the rental ads but the next day there are new ads.  
  • December 01 2012
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In Africa on a mission trip is indeed fishy, as is "wire money and then we'll send keys"   The Zillow FAQ on scams and internet fraud is very useful.  Here's a link.   If you are suspicious, do others a favor and flag it for ZIllow to investigate.

  • December 01 2012
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