Internet Property Fraud Reported In Killington

January 2, 2012

in Killington,News

Two separate reports of of internet fraud were reported to Vermont State Police over the weekend.
The two victims said that they paid $550 and $920 respectively for rental properties in Killington found on Craigslist. When they arrived in Killington, they found that they both had been rented the same rental home. It was discovered that the individual who purported to rent the home was not the property owner.
The incident is under investigation by the Vermont State Police.

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Mary January 1, 2013 at 7:06 pm

In case anyone is still following this story, this scam happened again this past weekend (12/28/2012). I am the owner of the property in question, and a group of people showed up last Friday to pick up the key for their “rental.”. Like last year, they found an amazing deal on Craigslist, and were to meet the “owner” at the house for the key. We never rent this property out, and could only suggest that the “renters” contact the Killington police about the scam.

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