The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff’s Office incident reports:
Man is victim of property scam
A man was scammed out of $9,000 for a rental home purchased on VRBO.
According to police reports, after the man paid the fee for the rental he was sent an e-mail from the supposed homeowner saying the rental property had been damaged by flooding and was no longer available. When the man arrived, he told police he visited the location and the property appeared to be intact.