House Hunters: New Online Identity Fraud Steals Photos Of Your Home to Lure Renters

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This article shares the story of a man whose home has become a victim of identity theft — someone has stolen photos of his house and posted them online in an attempt to lure willing renters to send them a cash deposit. As the article says, “it’s easier than ever for these scammers to run these scams. They have access to the Internet; they have access to sophisticated technology that makes it very cheap and very easy for them to reach millions of potential victims.”

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi's manager of digital content strategy.