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Providence, RI, United States
2015-07-05 20:03:40
Rental Scam
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Beware of "Adorable 3 Bebroom" in Atl Craigslist posting   
Melvin & Selena Hampton
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After responding to a great deal through craigslist this is the email you receive:

Thank you for your interest in my house,I had to leave Atlanta, GA in a hurry due to my recent promotion. My family and I just moved from Atlanta, GA . We intend selling the house if we find a tenant that would be ready for a lease to own after a year in the house, if not, then we will continue with normal rentals. We have made the monthly rent significantly low and affordable as good faith for my happiness for my recent promotion. I am currently working as a counselor for the United States Aid for International Development (US-AID) here in Puyallup, WA. Please visit, you can also support our mission.The rent is $600 while the security deposit is also $600 , dog and cat allow. The house is ready for move in and the utilities included are water, gas and electricity, reason be that my work pay for my utilities yearly, but you start paying utilities after a year of renting.


- Price: $600 - Deposit: $600
-4 Bedrooms -2.5 Bathrooms
-Single-Family Home - Ceiling Fan
-Refrigerator - Stove
- Dishwasher -Laundry: In Unit
-Microwave - Washer
- Dryer - Cable / Satellite -Heating Fuel: gas
- Air Conditioning - Pets Allowed : Cat & Dog
- Lot : 2,026 sqft

Due to the fact that I live and work here in Puyallup, WA, You will have to go look the house thru the windows and if you like the house and neighborhood email me back for the rental application after you've gone by to look the house.Here is the address to the house 3072 Sable Run Rd, Atlanta, GA 30349. You can click the link for more pictures of the house. It is being placed in OneDrive.

Melvin & Selena Hampton
(253) 200 4458
(253) 358-7598

I quickly put in the website and the word "scam" in my google search and tons of similar like emails can up. PLEASE DO YOUR RESEARCH BEFORE GIVING YOUR MONEY AWAY.
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