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Housing Scam Notification
It has come to our attention that several landlords have been contacted via e-mail by people posing as international students/visiting scholars/faculty. The majority of these e-mails have originated from the UK.
Typically, the scam works like this:
IF THIS HAPPENS TO YOU, DO NOT SEND OR RETURN MONEY
WHO SHOULD YOU NOTIFY ABOUT FRAUD OR SCAM ATTEMPTS?
If you feel suspicious that a potential tenant may be attempting a scam, request that the bank/post office investigate and/or contact the following:
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE OF THIS WARNING AND BE SUSPICIOUS