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GoSection8 has reduced fraudulent listings by 99%


With record low vacancy rates, rental property fraud has become more prevalent. Scammers are creating fraudulent listings on GoSection8, Zillow, Trulia, Hotpads, Postlets and other sites with the intention of stealing money from unsuspecting renters.

Since May 2015, GoSection8 has put several practices in place to prevent fraud on our website. We are happy to report that our efforts have paid off! As of today, we have reduced fraudulent listings by 99%.

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Tenants and Landlords Must Be Careful When Using Craigslist

Share on TumblrScammers target all rental-listing services, but they particularly target Craigslist. GoSection8 also gets tagged by these fraud artists on occasion. As a tenant searching for a new rental home, you need to protect yourself. First of all, if … Continue reading

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