Room for Rent and other rental scams
#372641 by Michelle Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:38 am
From: Airbnb <[email protected]>

Thank you for choosing Airbnb! Transaction started today between Mrs. Ana Maria Lucas and yourself

We have confirm that the property is still available. The next step is to reserve the apartment and arrange a viewing.

Please follow the instructions below and transfer the deposit to our agent. You will then view the property, and sign the contract if you are satisfied.

The deposit is 100% refundable if you change your mind after the viewing. Please complete your payment use " EXPRESS " form of a bank transfer with titel of the the transaction:

In this way the money reaches faster our account and we are able to initiate the shipping procedure faster. This means that we save a lot of time!

First name Ana Maria
Last name Lucas
Address Hasengasse 43
City/State Wien
Postal Code 1100
Country Austria
First name xxxxx
Last name xxxxx
Address xxxxx
City/State Baden
Postal Code 2500
Country Austria
Rental Terms:
Rent / Month € 650
Deposit € 1000
Contract Period 13.09.2018 - 13.12.2018
Termination Notice 45 Days
Utilities Included
Pets Allowed
Transaction Details:

Total Value Amount: € 1419

Payment Details

1. The deposit must be transferred to our international payment agent using Bank Transfer Service. All you need is to go in at your personally bank branch and proceed with the payment!

2. Or to be more easier, you can proceed with the payment using Online Banking from your Bank ( if you know how to do it ).

Airbnb Agent Details:

* Full Name: Alexandru Iulian Todireanu

* IBAN: ES94 0081 0482 7100 0609 3218



* Address: OSCAR ESPLA 37

* City/State: ALICANTE

* Postal Code: 3007

* Country: SPAIN

3. After the deposit has been transfered, please send us a copy of the Bank Transfer receipt.

Thank You,
Airbnb Team

If you are reading this because you have received a similar fake invoice, kindly forward it to the address in my signature line and I will report the details to the appropriate authorities.


#393661 by jbondare Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:06 pm

Can you still help to deal with a fake Arbnb flat rent? I have very similar situation. Have you paid to them anything and if you managed to get your money back?

Kind regards,


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