Online renting fraud investigation: 90% of victims pay money before viewing
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- Source: Dongyang Information Network
Summary: On the 11th, a report released by 58 cities showed that 92% of those who were deceived in renting online houses had already paid the fraudsters in advance when they saw the landlord or wanted to see the rental house. The per capita deception is about 25,300 yuan.
The coming of the annual college graduation season, renting a house is what many college graduates face first. On the 11th, a report released by the 58 city showed that 92% of the people who were deceived in renting online houses had already paid the fraudsters in advance when they saw the landlord or wanted to see the rental house. The per capita deception is about 25,300 yuan.
The report also analyzed the content of the user's report, and found that the main method of fraud in renting housing is to fabricate false listings. For example, through the forged real estate certificate and identity card to win the trust of the renter, the person has been away from home, physically inconvenient, and the family has rented it out. The house has disputes, etc., asking the victim to pay a deposit and rent in order to defraud illegal benefits.
From the perspective of specific fraud methods, 92% of fraudsters use the Internet to conduct fraud in different places. Among them, about 85% of the perpetrators of fraud, by purchasing the same "black card" mobile phone number as the mobile phone number belonging to the scam, pretend to be a victim of paralysis. It is worth noting that among them, the number segment of 170 virtual operators accounted for more than 61%.
In addition, data show that 84% of fraudsters use Android phones, otherwise they have multiple numbers. The report believes that through off-site crimes, multiple mobile phone number crimes and other methods, which rent fraudsters are more likely to get rid of platform supervision or even tracking by relevant departments, reducing the risk of criminal behavior of the other party.
Judging from the age distribution of the victims, the post-90s whistleblower accounted for 44% of the total. According to the report, the victim population is relatively young and lacks social experience. The awareness of cyber security needs to be improved, and it is easier to fall into the trap of rent fraud.
As for how can we prevent related fraud? 58 The relevant staff suggested that special attention should be paid to the following points: 1. Really see the house and the landlord have already refused to pay any "deposit" or "rent" for any reason; 2. When the rental contract has been formally signed, it is always necessary Ask the neighborhood and Fujin neighbors to make sure the real identity of the other landlord is not the same as the identity of the rental provider. (Finish)
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