Clear Search Couldn't find the opening you were looking for? The Better Business Bureau offers the following ,aine s of scams : — The deal sounds too good to be true. The list below will filter as you type.
The ad, which purportedly was posted by a missionary working in Nigeria, claimed that the home was being rented out because the owner was going to be out of the country for an extended period of time. Find your local Career Center Current Job Openings All executive branch State of Maine jobs are listed by category below or by the department's career site if applicable to the right. Craigslist further advises that potential renters not accept cashier or certified checks or money orders because once those are cashed, banks hold you responsible.
Most Read. In Maine, engaging in a housing rental scam could lead to mxine charge of theft by deception. Click to this to a friend Opens in new window BANGOR, Maine — Housing rental scams that make use of online classified advertising websites such as Craigslist continue to be a problem in Maine, as a Bangor resident recently learned. Enter a search term in the field below to filter the list.
Michele Dwyer was the victim of an Internet-based housing rental scam, not once but twice over an eight-year period, she said. Additionally, please use the keyword search feature to filter current openings.
Scammers often list a rental for a low price to lure in victims. Find out how comparable listings are priced, and if the rental comes in suspiciously low, walk away.
Money sent by wire transfer service is very difficult to retrieve and once the scammers have picked it up, there is little recourse. In addition, Craigslist recommends that prospective renters refuse background or credit checks until they have met the landlord in person.