Rental scam suspect wanted in Chesterfield

Rental scam suspect wanted in Chesterfield
A suspect in a rental scam is wanted by Chesterfield police. (Source: Chesterfield police)

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - A man is wanted for running a fraudulent rental scheme.

Chesterfield police said a woman paid several hundred dollars via MoneyGram on July 3 to rent a property listed online and completed what appeared to be a rental agreement.

The man she paid the money to asked for more money for the delivery of keys to the property, making the woman realize she was being scammed.

Surveillance cameras captured an image of the suspect as he picked up the woman’s money July 3 at Walmart on Iron Bridge Road.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at (804) 748-0660.

Police need your help to identify this suspect, who is involved in a fraudulent rental property scam. In late June, an...

Posted by Chesterfield County Police on Monday, July 29, 2019

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