Prospective renters in Halifax get stung in online fraud

Ads promise accommodations that never materialize

People from outside the province looking for rental accommodation in Halifax are being fleeced out of thousands of dollars in a rental scam.

Chris Jaison was living in Toronto and planning to move to Halifax in January. He spotted an advertisement on Kijiji for a room on Windsor Street and made e-payments for first and last month’s rent plus a security deposit amounting to $1,600… [Read More]