Online scams are becoming more and more common, and the Better Business Bureau has issued a warning about a scam that has been affecting individuals around the country looking for a new home.
The BBB warns roommate seekers to be careful. They say one scam circulating the area is for an ad to be posted online for a home that is not actually available. The scammer will ask for money and personal information before "sending out the keys."
To avoid falling victim to this scam, the BBB offers this advice:
For more information about the BBB, go to bbb.org.