Scammers are online criminals who pose as advertisers and whose aim is to extort money or sensitive identification information. Whether you have a room to let or are looking to rent a room, you can be targeted.
Scammers use the anonymity of the Internet to cause havoc, and to avoid these con schemes, there is no substitute for good old fashioned common sense.
For more information about scammers, their techniques and how to protect yourself online, please visit our FAQ section
Scams and Safety