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Earlier this month, a neighbor approached Joyce Culver to ask whether her Greenport home was available to rent. Culver told the woman it was available as a summer rental. The neighbor then said a friend who was interested in renting had seen the house on Craigslist. As Ms. Last week, after reading the police blotter in the June 16 Suffolk Times, Ms.
The police item noted that the house was on Washington Avenue.
Culver knew it was likely hers. It was the second documented incident where the advertisement was reported to Southold Town police as a scam and the first where someone lost money. Culver said at least three people, including those who filed police reports, responded to the ad, which ran from May 31 until June 8.
The couple sent the money to a Bank of America in Cicero, Ill. Culver said. After the money arrived there, they never heard from the person again. The was sent by [ protected] and was written in a tone that struck Craigslist hampton bays ny as odd, saying the homeowner would be away for five years or more.
Southold Police Chief Martin Flatley said there is no shortage of ways people try to scam unsuspecting residents. Culver has lived in the small two-bedroom house, which is a short walk from the village, for 11 years. A photographer, artist and teacher, she decided to rent the house this summer for extra money.
She listed it with a local realtor and it appeared on numerous real estate websites. Now, after finding herself thrust into the middle of the scam, she hopes other people can take steps to avoid finding themselves in a similar situation. She said she has since learned never to give an exact address when listing a home for rent.
She also warns anyone posting a rental to avoid using photos if possible. Most of all, for a prospective renter, if a deal seems too good to be true, it likely is. Photo Caption: Apartment and housing rentals currently listed for Greenport on Craigslist. The defense did not rest. If there Even in the early-evening darkness, Greg Dlhopolsky could see the light. The sun set, literally and figuratively, on his An approval of the Sterling Avenue project in Greenport was delayed last Thursday night after a village resident Greenport is considering code amendments to curb overdevelopment in the village.
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