If you are not aware of this scam, you may fall victim to it.
I, myself, have been targeted by this scam but have never been a victim.
I unsuspectingly replied to these fraudulent e-mails thinking they were legitimate roommates, but after several exchanges, my gut instincts told me better.
How the Scam Works The scammers or purported roommates make initial contact with you, stating that they are interested in renting your room, but cannot visit because they are overseas or have a tight time constraint and can’t make the time.
Some of the scammers would just contact you, stating that they made a mistake and overpaid you. The scammer sent you a check or money order that looks genuine, but it’s actually counterfeit.
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So far, the rental income has : • Paid for Graduate School.
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