The Porter County
Sheriff’s Police has taken the report of a Westchester Township resident who
lost more than $1,000 in another Craig’s List rental scam.
police, on Monday the resident advised that her husband wired $1,130 to a
“Jason Ahn” to secure the rental for a week of an apartment on St. John in
the U.S. Virgin Islands posted on Craig’s List.
however, had “a funny feeling that she was being scammed because the e-mails
being sent did not seem to add up,” police said. After further research, she
found the apartment in question listed on another site and subsequently
determined that it was not Mr. Ahn’s to rent.
The PCSP referred
the resident to the Federal Trade Commission and the Indiana Attorney