After renters sent in the money, the victims would show up at the right place and time only to find out the home is not for rent.
A Bronx woman turned herself in to police Monday following a two-month probe of an alleged rental scam in Upper Manhattan.
Believe it or not, there are bogus realtors are renting out homes without the owner’s consent, leaving both the owner and unsuspecting renter with a nightmare to untangle.
Two men have been arrested and charged in a rental scam on Long Island, in which they allegedly broke into a home and rented it fraudulently as one of them pretended to be the landlord.
Jerry Hauser, 56, of Kings Points is accused of cheating landlords out of over $50,000 in rental money over three years.