Rental Property Scam

Sheriff's Office Warns of Rental Property Scams
Posted on 09/25/2023
Sheriff's Office Warns of Rental Property Scams

Minden, NV – Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has received at least two reports of fraud/scams regarding rental properties. 

The scam starts as a post advertising a rental property and requests deposits to hold or rent the property advertised. There is also an attempt to gain personal information. The property in the reported scams were owner occupied and not for rent. When the victims went to the residence to inquire about seeing the property, they were informed it was not for rent.  

Please be aware of these types of scams and do your best to check the validity of the person or property being advertised. If you feel you have been a victim of a scam, please contact us at 775-782-5126 to file a report.