Housing scams are flourishing and they are becoming quite sophisticated. Be wary of renting rooms, apartments or homes from sites like Craigslist, Trulia, and Zillow. While these sites are not fraudulent themselves, con artists often use them to their advantage. You can report fraudulent listing through these websites by clicking the ‘report this post,’ ‘prohibited (on Craigslist),’ or a similar button/text. Fraudulent listings should be reported to the Federal Trade Commission. You can also file a complaint or report a scam through the regional Better Business Bureau.
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