https://ashparishcouncil.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Alert-logo.png 151 404 Clerk https://ashparishcouncil.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/ash-parish-council-logo.png Clerk2022-10-12 09:38:072022-10-12 09:38:07Alert - Rent Deposit Scam
Kent residents are being targeted by rent deposit scams
A resident in Kent found a property they wanted to rent, with the landlord asking for a deposit before renting. However, once the deposit has been paid, the property does not exist and the landlord refuses to return your deposit.
Beware when renting Scammers are using fake property listings to lure you into giving deposits.
If you have been targeted by this scam, report to @Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or get free scams advice from @Citizens Advice on 0808 223 1133. You can read more about private renting from @Shelter UK https://bit.ly/3SQL06F