SCAM with subject: $525 Beautiful 1 bedroom 1 bath w/fireplace (menlo park) - Scamalot

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Anonymous
Portola Valley, CA, United States
2012-12-04 17:06:32
Classified Ads Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
SCAM with subject: $525 Beautiful 1 bedroom 1 bath w/fireplace (menlo park)
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Linda Jacobs
Email Address:
   Linda Jacobs
Telephone:
   +234-705-620-1039
First you get a response like:


On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 9:47 AM, John Jacobs wrote:
Hello,

Thanks for your email . I\'m John Jacobs the owner of the Apartment you are in renting.Actually I resided in the apartment with my family for some months and we moved away due to my transfer from my working place, my apartment is still available for rent for $525 per month including the utilities like hydro,washer and security,it is furnished.Right now I\'m in West Africa for a crusade and i would like you to get in touch with my wife in the United states for more discussion as she is with the keys and the documents to the apartment.Please I want you to note that,i am a kind and honest man and also I spent a lot on my property,so i will solicit for your absolute maintenance of this apartment and I want you to treat it as your own.I want you to keep it tidy all the time so that I will be glad to see it neat when I come for a check up,I do that once in a while.I want to have trust in you as I always stand by my words.Let us know how soon you are willing to move in. Email my wife Linda,on ( mrsjaacobs@gmail.com ) and she will attend to you better.

ADDRESS TO THE APARTMENT : 1220 University Dr Menlo Park, CA 94025

Thanks for your interest.
John Jacobs


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