COVID-19 pandemic leads to rise in rental scams

COVID-19 pandemic leads to rise in rental scams

With the COVID-19 pandemic creating uncertainty as eviction moratoriums come to an end, officials are warning renters about the uptick in rental scams targeted at New Yorkers desperately looking for affordable housing. Reports indicate that scammers are masking in online classified websites like Craigslist showcasing apartments and rooms with unbelievable rents hoping people’s desperation outweighs their judgement.

By Miki