Tenancy Fraud: Letting agents’ checks leave renters vulnerable to fraud.

23 Feb 2024 12:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

An article in The Guardian this week will concern many of those involved in the letting process, especially renters who run the risk of having their savings stolen.

A teacher who was attempting to rent a property in north London has warned others to be on their guard if their mobile phone suddenly stops working. Fraudsters apparently used the ID information she had given to a letting agent to first take over her phone and then clean out her bank account.


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