Elmhurst Dad Swindled Out Of $1,640 By Craigslist Con Artist
The Elmhurst dad wired the money to pay the first month's rent and security deposit so his son could get an apartment in California.
The Elmhurst man's son "located an apartment for rent on Craigslist, out of California," police said.
"The landlord required the victim to wire the first month's rent and security deposit," police said. "The money was wired and the ad is no longer posted on Craigslist."
The father lost $1,640 in the scam.
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