What to do about a guy calling me from Nigeria about the house listed 1150 17th Ave. Santa Cruz ?

This guy says he is out of country working on AIDS education project , His name is Jerry Childers, his number is 2347011155152 and he wants me to send $700 deposit for this house . and then he will fed ex the documents and keys  I have not as it appears to be a scam . I went by the house and spoke to the neighbor and she says the people are here locally that own the house . Just thought you should know.
  • March 18 2014 - Santa Cruz
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Christine,
Thank you!  Flag any suspicious listing you see on this or other sites.  Never send money for keys, you'll lose the money and never see the keys.  Deal locally with someone you can meet and you'll be far better off.
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If you encounter a scam on Zillow, please report it by going to the rent ad page and click on "report problem with listing" button just below the photos.

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