Originating ISP: Globacom Ltd
Country of Origin: Nigeria
From: HONOLULU APARTMENT <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2012 11:11
Subject: Rental Details And Cost
Thank you for replying to my listing for this great apartment located in Honolulu. The mentioned apartment is a one bedroom apartment and it's fully furnished as it can be your second home. Everything you need for your stay is in the apartment including new towels all you need to bring is your personal belongings.
The total rent for 2 weeks 3 nights is: 2 x $400 + 3 x $60 = $980. To reserve this home, you will have to pay an up-front payment of 50% of the total rent which is $490 plus a refundable security damage deposit of $200 and a cleaning and tax fee which is altogether $690.
Property Address: 1551 Ala Wai Boulevard, Honolulu HI 96815
Property Location: Oahu Area
Property Accommodations: Home 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Reservation Request Information:
Arrival Date: >>> May 25, 2012
Departure Date: >>> June 11, 2012
I look forward to hearing from you and reserving your stay. For more information on the property and the area you can contact me.
Weng Pchalek | Real Estate Sales Person
Leasing & Sales | vROOM REALTY, LLC.
1551 Ala Wai Boulevard| Honolulu HI 96815
T (786) 377-6907 | C 917.382.6777
This person asks for a deposit payment via Western Union, MoneyGram or bank transfer with a promise that you can have the keys to a property that does not belong to him.
Sounds safe. It's not!
At other times, he will ask for proof that you are able to pay the deposit and rent due to a string of time wasters.
This proof is in the form of a Western Union or MoneyGram payment to a lawyer,a friend or family member.
In either case, if payment is made and you give this person the details, they will collect the money.
You will not hear from them again.
If you are reading this because you are looking for property to rent, and you are in contact with this thief you are probably searching Craigslist, Gumtree or similar listing sites. If you receive any requests from 'Landlords' asking for some kind of payment before viewing, then it will also be a scam. Please forward the mail to me at the address in my signature line and I will investigate and list them if necessary.
Attached is a contract which you must read carefully and follow all the instruction given on the form. You will have to pay your upfront deposit of $410 and the refundable deposit to the accountant via western union. Please do fill the agreement and booking form and you will also email me the receipt of payment for the Western Union:
Accountant Name: Derek Stewart
Accountant Address: 1301 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47807