Rental scams on the rise during pandemic

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The pandemic has some people looking for new places to live.

Some need more space, others are moving because they plan to continue to work remotely.

Where there’s opportunity, there’s sure to be fraud.

NewsChannel 13 started looking into rental scams in the Capital Region. Turns out they’re more common than you might think.

Sites like Craigslist and are the go-to platforms for renters.

Learn how you can protect your money and information from scams Thursday starting Live at 5 on NewsChannel 13.