Beware of Online Lease Scam
There have recently been reports of individuals online — mostly through social media channels — who have been representing themselves as property owners, sending potential renters fraudulent leases, and requesting first month’s rent and a security deposit.
Beware of "leases" that look like this:
Beware of leases with signatures that look like this:
If you have been dealing with a person representing themselves as a property owner or tenant looking to sublease online, make an appointment with Student Legal Services or Off-Campus Community Living to review the lease.