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Anonymous
London, England, United Kingdom
2017-04-09 18:52:30
Rental Scam
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+1 Rental Scam 91 newington causeway   
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
SAM BENNETT
Email Address:
sam.bennett@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
United Kingdom (GB)
Reported as James Bennett on this site multiple times, he showed a room in flat 33 of the signal.building at 91 Newington causeway, elephant and castle, London. Found the as on spare room.co.uk and he said it'd be £400 deposit which I paid, then i was contacted a few weeks later by a stranger saying he had been sent a receipt for MY deposit with MY name on it and tracked me down on Facebook, to discuss things with me. This stranger had also been offered the same room, and had paid deposit. Now we both wanted our money back, we got it after a long time of threatening police action and after multiple failed attempts at meeting him to collect cash, i was transferred the money in the end from a random bank account.

He has ginger hair and is quite tall, 6'4 maybe, London accent and may seem nice at first but is a total crook who's disgusting practices hopefully land him in jail soon.
I have a picture of him, post a followup comment if you want it.
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Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2017-12-18 00:50:06
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
James Bennett
Email Address:
Jam.Bee.19@outlook.com
I was caught up in this deposit scam. He has been found guilty and is currently on the run, please share this photograph! https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/serial-conman-behind-rental-scam-on-run-from-police-as-he-faces-lengthy-sentence-a3719681.html

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