Internet scam artists tell local house hunters to peek in windows of bogus rentals—then send money.
Looking for housing on Classifieds Jackson Hole Media? Don’t trust listings that don’t include a local number.
That’s what Cheryl Bar-or learned last week after a stranger called her claiming to have been scammed by an ad listing her property.
“They copied [my] ad verbatim except the email address and phone number,” Bar-or said.
Bar-or listed a one-bedroom apartment for rent on the classified website. She found tenants almost immediately—housing demand is high, supply is low.
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