He is posting on Craigslist for vacation properties that doesn't belong to him. He's asking for money to be wired directly to him. No check nor credit card or paypal accepted.
He's persistent and will call you without leaving any message, 3-4 times a day. In his e-mail he will ask you to wire the funds to:
MODE OF PAYMENT (BANK ACCOUNT ): SEE DETAILS BELOW
Bank name: Wells Fargo Bank
Account name: Soila Hamill
Account number: 504261****
Routing number: 53360****
All the pictures he sends to you are pictures from the mls listings.
The home rate is $150 per night.
For your date July 4th - 6th = 2 nights
Total rate for your 2 nights = $300
Security deposit = $500
Total rates for your booking = $800
Cleaning fee is $50 but will be paid in cash to the cleaner when you check-in.
To secure your reservation, you rate is $800.
Receipt will be issued for your payment and send to you so you can print it out and bring it along with you on the day you check into the home, the security deposit ($500) is fully refundable on your departure date if no damage is done to any of the properties in the home.
We accept Bank Transfer for payment.
Kindly email back if you are OK with this and will like to proceed with your booking so i can send you payment information and renters agreement form.
REMEMBER THAT YOU ARE RENTING A PRIVATE HOME. PLEASE TREAT IT WITH THE SAME RESPECT YOU WOULD LIKE SHOWN TO YOUR OWN HOME.
I haven't deposit any amount yet but wanted to report this for future prevention