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Fake Property Scam

by Carolyn Callahan · Jul 07th 2010 · See more Local News

Attorney General Janet Mills in warning Mainers to avoid an internet scam listing fake property rentals.
The listings have appeared on Craig’s List.
Recently, a Maine homeowner discovered his house, including photographs of the property, listed for rent on the site without his knowledge.

The ad listed a Nigerian email address for payments.

One shopper was ready to rent the home, and send money to Nigeria, but contacted the Maine homeowner and discovered the scam before sending any payment.

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July 17, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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