BBB Warns of Rampant Craigslist Rental Scam

Video Credit: WTVR
Published on August 30, 2019 - Duration: 02:11s

BBB Warns of Rampant Craigslist Rental Scam

A Virginia property owner and the BBB are warning anyone who is looking to rent a home about a scam targeting his property and your money.

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BBB Warns of Rampant Craigslist Rental Scam

A RENTAL HOME ONA RENTAL HOME ONCRAIGSLIST DIDNTCRAIGSLIST DIDNTCRAIGSLIST DIDNTTAKE LONG TOCRAIGSLIST DIDNTTAKE LONG TOATTRACTTAKE LONG TOATTRACTTAKE LONG TOATTRACTPOTENTIALATTRACTPOTENTIALPOTENTIALPOTENTIALRENTERS.POTENTIALRENTERS.WHO WOULDNTRENTERS.WHO WOULDNTRENTERS.WHO WOULDNTWANT TO JUMP ONRENTERS.WHO WOULDNTWANT TO JUMP ONA 3 BEDROOMWHO WOULDNTWANT TO JUMP ONA 3 BEDROOMWANT TO JUMP ONA 3 BEDROOMA 3 BEDROOMHOME IN A QUIETHOME IN A QUIETNEIGHBORHOODHOME IN A QUIETNEIGHBORHOODFOR 850 BUCKS?NEIGHBORHOODFOR 850 BUCKS?NEIGHBORHOODFOR 850 BUCKS?JARED VAI 13 19 31FOR 850 BUCKS?JARED VAI 13 19 31LITTLE TOO GOODJARED VAI 13 19 31LITTLE TOO GOODJARED VAI 13 19 31LITTLE TOO GOODTO BE TRUE...LITTLE TOO GOODTO BE TRUE...TO BE TRUE...TO BE TRUE...THATS WHATTO BE TRUE...THATS WHATJARED VAI FOUNDTHATS WHATJARED VAI FOUNDOUT.THATS WHATJARED VAI FOUNDOUT.JARED VAIJARED VAI FOUNDOUT.JARED VAIJARED VAI FOUNDOUT.JARED VAI13 19 13 YEAH, IOUT.JARED VAI13 19 13 YEAH, IOUT.JARED VAI13 19 13 YEAH, ISAW IT ONJARED VAI13 19 13 YEAH, ISAW IT ONJARED VAI13 19 13 YEAH, ISAW IT ONCRAIGSLIST.

THEY13 19 13 YEAH, ISAW IT ONCRAIGSLIST.

THEY13 19 13 YEAH, ISAW IT ONCRAIGSLIST.

THEYASKED FOR MYSAW IT ONCRAIGSLIST.

THEYASKED FOR MYSAW IT ONCRAIGSLIST.

THEYASKED FOR MYPERSONAL EMAILCRAIGSLIST.

THEYASKED FOR MYPERSONAL EMAILCRAIGSLIST.

THEYASKED FOR MYPERSONAL EMAILWHICH I KNEW WASASKED FOR MYPERSONAL EMAILWHICH I KNEW WASPERSONAL EMAILWHICH I KNEW WASWHICH I KNEW WASWHICH I KNEW WASKIND OF WEIRD TOKIND OF WEIRD TOKIND OF WEIRD TOASK.

JUST WANTEDKIND OF WEIRD TOASK.

JUST WANTEDTO CHECK IT OUT INASK.

JUST WANTEDTO CHECK IT OUT INASK.

JUST WANTEDTO CHECK IT OUT INPERSON...SEE IFASK.

JUST WANTEDTO CHECK IT OUT INPERSON...SEE IFANYONE WASTO CHECK IT OUT INPERSON...SEE IFANYONE WASPERSON...SEE IFANYONE WASHOME..ANYONE WASHOME..HOME..THE PROPERTYHOME..THE PROPERTYOWNERTHE PROPERTYOWNERTHE PROPERTYOWNERHO ASKED US NOTOWNERHO ASKED US NOTOWNERHO ASKED US NOTTO SHOW HIS FACEHO ASKED US NOTTO SHOW HIS FACEHO ASKED US NOTTO SHOW HIS FACESAYS THAT ADTO SHOW HIS FACESAYS THAT ADTO SHOW HIS FACESAYS THAT ADJARED SAW ONSAYS THAT ADJARED SAW ONSAYS THAT ADJARED SAW ONCRAIGSLIST WASJARED SAW ONCRAIGSLIST WASJARED SAW ONCRAIGSLIST WASBOGUS.CRAIGSLIST WASBOGUS.CRAIGSLIST WASBOGUS.HE DIDNT POST ITBOGUS.HE DIDNT POST ITBOGUS.HE DIDNT POST ITON THAT SITE ORHE DIDNT POST ITON THAT SITE ORHE DIDNT POST ITON THAT SITE ORGIVE ANYONE ELSEHE DIDNT POST ITON THAT SITE ORGIVE ANYONE ELSEPERMISSION TO DOON THAT SITE ORGIVE ANYONE ELSEPERMISSION TO DOGIVE ANYONE ELSEPERMISSION TO DOGIVE ANYONE ELSEPERMISSION TO DOSO.PERMISSION TO DOSO.SO.SO.BBB SAYS ITS ABBB SAYS ITS ABBB SAYS ITS AWELL KNOWNBBB SAYS ITS AWELL KNOWNSCAM...THATSWELL KNOWNSCAM...THATSWELL KNOWNSCAM...THATSRAMPANT.SCAM...THATSRAMPANT.RAMPANT.RAMPANT.THE PROPERTYTHE PROPERTYTHE PROPERTYOWNER WHO HAS ATHE PROPERTYOWNER WHO HAS ATENANT LIVINGOWNER WHO HAS ATENANT LIVINGOWNER WHO HAS ATENANT LIVINGTHERE ISTENANT LIVINGTHERE ISTHERE ISCONCERNED ABOUTCONCERNED ABOUTCONCERNED ABOUTTHE AMOUNT OFCONCERNED ABOUTTHE AMOUNT OFSTRANGERSCONCERNED ABOUTTHE AMOUNT OFSTRANGERSSHOWING UP ATTHE AMOUNT OFSTRANGERSSHOWING UP ATTHE AMOUNT OFSTRANGERSSHOWING UP ATTHE HOMESTRANGERSSHOWING UP ATTHE HOMESHOWING UP ATTHE HOMESHOWING UP ATTHE HOMEBECAUSE OF THETHE HOMEBECAUSE OF THETHE HOMEBECAUSE OF THECRAIGSLISTBECAUSE OF THECRAIGSLISTBECAUSE OF THECRAIGSLISTAD...AND THEBECAUSE OF THECRAIGSLISTAD...AND THEPOTENTIAL FORCRAIGSLISTAD...AND THEPOTENTIAL FORAD...AND THEPOTENTIAL FORAD...AND THEPOTENTIAL FORTHOSE FOLKS TOPOTENTIAL FORTHOSE FOLKS TOPOTENTIAL FORTHOSE FOLKS TOGET SCAMMED OUTTHOSE FOLKS TOGET SCAMMED OUTTHOSE FOLKS TOGET SCAMMED OUTOF THEIR MONEY.GET SCAMMED OUTOF THEIR MONEY.GET SCAMMED OUTOF THEIR MONEY.PROPERTY OWNEROF THEIR MONEY.PROPERTY OWNERPROPERTY OWNER12 34 41 WE LISTPROPERTY OWNER12 34 41 WE LISTOUR HOUSE12 34 41 WE LISTOUR HOUSE12 34 41 WE LISTOUR HOUSELEGITIMATELY AND12 34 41 WE LISTOUR HOUSELEGITIMATELY ANDPEOPLE COPY THEOUR HOUSELEGITIMATELY ANDPEOPLE COPY THEOUR HOUSELEGITIMATELY ANDPEOPLE COPY THEADS SAND PUTLEGITIMATELY ANDPEOPLE COPY THEADS SAND PUTLEGITIMATELY ANDPEOPLE COPY THEADS SAND PUTTHEIR OWNPEOPLE COPY THEADS SAND PUTTHEIR OWNPEOPLE COPY THEADS SAND PUTTHEIR OWNINFORMATIONADS SAND PUTTHEIR OWNINFORMATIONTHEIR OWNINFORMATIONTHEIR OWNINFORMATIONIN..THEY GET THEINFORMATIONIN..THEY GET THEIN..THEY GET THEIN..THEY GET THEMONEY ANDIN..THEY GET THEMONEY ANDTHEYRE GONE.MONEY ANDTHEYRE GONE.MONEY ANDTHEYRE GONE.THE TENANTMONEY ANDTHEYRE GONE.THE TENANTTELLS PS ONETHEYRE GONE.THE TENANTTELLS PS ONETHE TENANTTELLS PS ONETHE TENANTTELLS PS ONEWOMAN CAME TOTELLS PS ONEWOMAN CAME TOTELLS PS ONEWOMAN CAME TOHER DOOR ANDWOMAN CAME TOHER DOOR ANDWOMAN CAME TOHER DOOR ANDSAID SHE WASHER DOOR ANDSAID SHE WASHER DOOR ANDSAID SHE WASASKED TO WIRE 750HER DOOR ANDSAID SHE WASASKED TO WIRE 750BUCKS TO GET THESAID SHE WASASKED TO WIRE 750BUCKS TO GET THESAID SHE WASASKED TO WIRE 750BUCKS TO GET THEHOME.ASKED TO WIRE 750BUCKS TO GET THEHOME.BUCKS TO GET THEHOME.HOME.SHE WARNED THESHE WARNED THELADY NOT TO DO IT.SHE WARNED THELADY NOT TO DO IT.JARED VAI UMMM...LADY NOT TO DO IT.JARED VAI UMMM...JARED VAI UMMM...JARED VAI UMMM...ITS A BUMMER...JARED VAI UMMM...ITS A BUMMER...SUCH A BUMMER.ITS A BUMMER...SUCH A BUMMER.SUCH A BUMMER.ITS UNFORTUNATE.ITS UNFORTUNATE.THE OWNER SAYSTHE OWNER SAYSTHE OWNER SAYSTHEY ALERTEDTHEY ALERTEDCRAIGSLIST ABOUTCRAIGSLIST ABOUTTHE AD.CRAIGSLIST ABOUTTHE AD.PROPERTY OWNERCRAIGSLIST ABOUTTHE AD.PROPERTY OWNER12 35 01 THE ADTHE AD.PROPERTY OWNER12 35 01 THE ADPROPERTY OWNER12 35 01 THE ADPROPERTY OWNER12 35 01 THE ADWAS TAKEN DOWN,12 35 01 THE ADWAS TAKEN DOWN,WAS TAKEN DOWN,WAS TAKEN DOWN,BUT IN A DAY OR SO,WAS TAKEN DOWN,BUT IN A DAY OR SO,IT WAS BACK UP..BUT IN A DAY OR SO,IT WAS BACK UP..BUT IN A DAY OR SO,IT WAS BACK UP..SOMEONE OUTIT WAS BACK UP..SOMEONE OUTIT WAS BACK UP..SOMEONE OUTTHERE IS HOPINGSOMEONE OUTTHERE IS HOPINGSOMEONE OUTTHERE IS HOPINGTO RENT THISTHERE IS HOPINGTO RENT THISTO RENT THISHOUSE AND GETHOUSE AND GETMONEY.

THENMONEY.

THENMONEY.

THENTHEYRE GONE.THEYRE GONE.12 36 13 IT MAKES12 36 13 IT MAKESME SAD.

THEYRE12 36 13 IT MAKESME SAD.

THEYRETRYING TO GETME SAD.

THEYRETRYING TO GETTRYING TO GETTRYING TO GETSOMETHING FORTRYING TO GETSOMETHING FORNOTHING AND ARESOMETHING FORNOTHING AND ARENOTHING AND ARENOTHING AND AREUSING MYUSING MYUSING MYPROPERTY TOUSING MYPROPERTY TOMAKE MONEY.PROPERTY TOMAKE MONEY.MAKE MONEY.MAKE MONEY.SOMETIMES I DONTMAKE MONEY.SOMETIMES I DONTEVEN KNOW ABOUTSOMETIMES I DONTEVEN KNOW ABOUTSOMETIMES I DONTEVEN KNOW ABOUTIT.SOMETIMES I DONTEVEN KNOW ABOUTIT.BETTER BUSINESSEVEN KNOW ABOUTIT.BETTER BUSINESSIT.BETTER BUSINESSBETTER BUSINESSBUREAU OFFICIALSBUREAU OFFICIALSSAY YOU SHOULDBUREAU OFFICIALSSAY YOU SHOULDALWAYS MEET THESAY YOU SHOULDALWAYS MEET THESAY YOU SHOULDALWAYS MEET THELANDLORD INALWAYS MEET THELANDLORD INLANDLORD INLANDLORD INPERSON...ANDPERSON...ANDPERSON...ANDNEVER GIVE OUTPERSON...ANDNEVER GIVE OUTPERSONALPERSON...ANDNEVER GIVE OUTPERSONALINFORMATION,NEVER GIVE OUTPERSONALINFORMATION,PERSONALINFORMATION,PERSONALINFORMATION,ESPECIALLYINFORMATION,ESPECIALLYINFORMATION,ESPECIALLYFINANCIALESPECIALLYFINANCIALESPECIALLYFINANCIALINFORMATIONFINANCIALINFORMATIONFINANCIALINFORMATIONWHEN REPLYING TOFINANCIALINFORMATIONWHEN REPLYING TOAN ONLINE AD LIKEINFORMATIONWHEN REPLYING TOAN ONLINE AD LIKEINFORMATIONWHEN REPLYING TOAN ONLINE AD LIKETHIS.WHEN REPLYING TOAN ONLINE AD LIKETHIS.AN ONLINE AD LIKETHIS.AN ONLINE AD LIKETHIS.AND NEVER WIRETHIS.AND NEVER WIREMONEY..

DOAND NEVER WIREMONEY..

DOAND NEVER WIREMONEY..

DOTHOROUGHMONEY..

DOTHOROUGHMONEY..

DOTHOROUGHRESEARCH.

FORTHOROUGHRESEARCH.

FORRESEARCH.

FORRESEARCH.

FORMORE TIPS, GO TORESEARCH.

FORMORE TIPS, GO TOTHE BETTERRESEARCH.

FORMORE TIPS, GO TOTHE BETTERBUSINESSMORE TIPS, GO TOTHE BETTERBUSINESSTHE BETTERBUSINESSTHE BETTERBUSINESSBUREAUSBUSINESSBUREAUSBUSINESSBUREAUSWEBSITE...YOU CANBUREAUSWEBSITE...YOU CANBUREAUSWEBSITE...YOU CANALSO SIGN UP FORBUREAUSWEBSITE...YOU CANALSO SIGN UP FORWEEKLY SCAMWEBSITE...YOU CANALSO SIGN UP FORWEEKLY SCAMWEBSITE...YOU CANALSO SIGN UP FORWEEKLY SCAMALERTS.ALSO SIGN UP FORWEEKLY SCAMALERTS.ALSO SIGN UP FORWEEKLY SCAMALERTS.WORKING FOR YOUWEEKLY SCAMALERTS.WORKING FOR YOUWEEKLY SCAMALERTS.WORKING FOR YOUIN RICHMOND, SBALERTS.WORKING FOR YOUIN RICHMOND, SBALERTS.WORKING FOR YOUIN RICHMOND, SBCBS 6 NEWS.WORKING FOR YOUIN RICHMOND, SBCBS 6 NEWS.IN RICHMOND, SBCBS 6 NEWS.CBS 6 NEWS.

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