Police warn of online rental scam

April 6, 2009 11:13:31 AM PDT
Police in Ocean City, New Jersey are warning of a real estate scam.Investigators say the scammers will copy online listings for legitimate real estate sales, and then re-post them on the website Craigslist as a rental.

Then, they collect rental applications, along with fees.

Investigators say the contact for these listings is from a foreign country.

Anyone who has information about this internet scam, or feels they have been victimized, should contact the Ocean City Police Detective Bureau at (609)399-9111.

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