First time renter loses $1,000 over fake apartment ad

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A 20-year-old Whitehorse woman lost $1,000 while trying to rent her first apartment earlier this month.

Via text and email, Khandi Jackson said the supposed landlord asked her for a deposit for a downtown Whitehorse apartment after Jackson responded to his Craigslist ad. Without ever seeing the place, she ended up transferring him several hundred dollars.

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.