Hopeful Apartment Renters Scammed Out Of Thousands In Cash
In the cutthroat world of NYC real estate, would-be renters are advised to act fast, but this pressure can make desperate tenants vulnerable to predatory scammers.
Updated: Jan 24, 2019 9:36 AM
Manhattan Apartment Scammers Accused Of Stealing $60K From Prospective Renters
The duo would allegedly temporarily rent apartments in Manhattan, then re-advertise them as long-term rentals online.
Updated: Sep 16, 2014 4:51 PM
Fake Rental Agent Took $21,900 In Deposits For Fake East Village Apartment Listings
The ads were on Craigslist.
Updated: Mar 11, 2014 1:44 PM
Cop: Man Posed As Queens Landlord, Stole Money From Potential Renters
The victims handed over cash deposits and when they tried to call the suspect to arrange a move, the cell phone was disconnected.
Updated: May 12, 2012 10:08 AM
The Return Of The Fake Craigslist Apartment Rental Scam
12 New Yorkers were left out in the cold in Queens this month after finding out they had all secured the same apartment on Craigslist—and actually hadn't secured it at all.
Updated: Mar 16, 2012 5:19 PM
The Ol' Fake Rental Scam
It's a tale as old as time (or as old as
Updated: May 10, 2010 3:59 PM
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