One of our office listings was recently targeted as a rental scam on Craigslist. Apparently this is a well known and nationwide problem. Scammers harvest information off the MLS and post the identical information …photo’s and everything on Craigslist then add in some sob story about how they had to leave the country for missionary work or such and can only communicate by e-mail. They ask for money to be sent by wire and then will send the keys…that’s it in a nutshell. The above link has some tips on how to avoid Craigslist Scammers.