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Anonymous
Paris, Paris, France
2012-09-29 15:23:30
Classified Ads Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
Paris apartment scam
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Name:
   EUR860 / 1br - 580ft² - LOVELY 1 BR APARTMENT
Email Address:
   christoph.lothar@yahoo.com
Hi,

Pleased to read from you and thanks for your interest. My apartment is still available for both short/long renting,so whats your precise mobve in date and duration? A little more about the apartment, its located inside a 17th century residence with trees and calm. I can honestly say that its among the safest and calmest area in Marais. The surface is 580 sq. feet / 55 m2 and much suitable for a maximum of 4 adults. Its on the first french floor of the building and it has an elevator as well. its fully furnished as you can see in the pictures and comes with bed linens, towels but if you wish to bring yours, no problem. Its 860 EUR per month. All Utility bills are inclusive of the rent these include internet, gas, electricity, heating and also there is a washing machine,air conditioner, t.v cable, telephone but for national calls only,dryer, dish washer. I am at present in Aberdeen, United kingdom that is why i want to rent the apartment. I used to work for Honeywell in Paris but was transferred to Honeywell international united kingdom two weeks ago so i have decided to rent it.

Well, to proceed you are to pay a security deposit fee of 860 EUR which is refundable on move out date if the apartment is in order. Also you are to pay the months rent of 860 EUR together with the deposit to make it 1720 EUR. I must state categorically that my major concern is getting the right person to maintain the standard of my apartment and keep it clean and tidy as always.

Kindly get back to me with the following details ok

Full name of occupant
Address
contact number
Will you have a car? there is actually a parking lot for one car.
Pls send a valid identification of yourself(passport or drivers license)

Do get in touch with me as soon as possible as i already received interest from someone else.Following your request, Unfortunately you will not be able to gain access to the apartment for viewing at the moment because i am in possession of the keys and have a very busy schedule at the moment. Thats why i took some shots of the apartment just 2 days before i left. I really apologise for the inconvenience this may cause, but wish to assure you that the apartment is still intact and as it is in the pictures. The address is 8, rue Saint Paul. 75004 Paris by Saint Paul, line 1 metro which is about 5 minutes walk. let me know if its ok for you so we can proceed.

Thanks
you can call me on +447024012276 im available most evenings between 7pm till 10pm and morning 6am -8 am u.k time weekdays and anytime weekend.
cheers

Christoph Lothar
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