Rockford Area Renters Are Being Targeted By Eviction Scams
No matter how dire the circumstances may be, you can always count on the fact that there are some really bad people out there ready, willing, and able to make things worse for their victims.
The bad guys in this case are scammers who are preying on folks all over the country, including here in the Rockford area, that have fallen behind on their rent payments.
Doesn’t The Eviction Moratorium Prevent These Scams From Happening?
The Biden Administration may have extended the eviction moratorium through October 3rd of this year, but that doesn’t mean scammers have postponed their tricks. While you may not find yourself kicked out of your current living arrangements, you very well may find your bank account empty if you accept one of the many fake deals that scam artists are offering up.
Dennis Horton, director of the Rockford Regional Office of the Better Business Bureau (BBB):
As the eviction moratorium winds down, watch out for…