Fraudulent Craigslist Rental Listings

How to Handle This Frequent Scam

 Fraud Protection, Safety & Scam Alerts

Published Friday, October 11, 2019

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MAAR occasionally receives reports from members who suspect their listings have been fraudulently posted on Craigslist as rental listings. It is believed that these listings are being posted on Craigslist as part of a scam or a plan to dupe those who respond to the fake rental ads out of money.

If this has happened to you or if you want to learn more in order to prevent this issue, read more about Craigslist's tips for avoiding scams.

If you come across or are made aware of fraudulent listings, feel free to notify MAAR. You can also submit complaints via any of the following about fraud or scam attempts: