LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - If you are looking to rent a home, beware. The Attorney General's Office is getting reports of scammers who are advertising homes that are not for rent.
This scam is nothing new. It has been going on in Arkansas for years, but people are still falling victim to it. Scammers are stealing pictures from legitimate real estate ads and making it look like homes are for rent when they are not. They are getting people when they are most vulnerable.
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"It was heartbreaking to think that she was no't going to have the things that she needed to succeed because I fell for this," said Mary Lorance.
Like any mother, Mary Lorance is looking for what is best for her daughter. She wants her to go to a good school and live in a nice neighborhood. Mary had her sights set on renting a home in Cabot.