Victim Location 84604
Type of a scam Rental
Property was posted on craigslist as for rent with no pictures. Got this email response to an inquiry:
Hi, Thanks for your email. The house is still available. Let me start by introducing myself. I am hearing impaired,not deaf though just Hard of hearing and i am very new in this landlord business.. However, My name is Mandy Ogaz Vasquez, I own the house located at 196 W 400 S, Orem, UT 84058. The initial plan was to sell out the House which I tried, but sometimes the price was inflated by the realtor and it takes longer to sell. Because of this reason, i cancelled my contract with the realtor which is why i am renting it out now and i am handling it myself moreover i need a responsible person (With good credit) that can take very good care of it,as we are not after the money, but want it to be clean and for you to take it as if it were yours. Pet are allowed as long as they are not destructive. The rent is $600 and security deposit is $600. You are free to ask any more information you would like to know about the house.
DETAILS ABOUT THE HOUSE..
Number of bedrooms: 2,
Number of bathrooms: 1 full bath.
Rental price: $600 per month and security Deposit is $600(Security Deposit is Refundable) Utilities included in monthly rent
Pets are Welcome.
The address to the house is: 196 W 400 S, Orem, UT 84058
Get back to me so i can forward you the rent questionnaire i would want you to fill out
Later communication involved saying she was out of town for a business trip so we would have to rent sight-unseen and asking for a moneygram to be sent to her secretary.