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Woman scammed after responding to Craigslist rental ad

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A south Charlotte woman claims she was swindled out of hundreds of dollars after responding to an ad posted on Craigslist.

The 26-year-old claims she paid an application fee and a security deposit in the amount of $550 to someone who listed a home for rent.

She was told she could move into the home on September 2.

The victim later discovered the house was already occupied by someone else.

When she tried to call the person who she gave money to, they wouldn't return the woman's calls.

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