According to our most recent rentBits.com survey of 1000 renters, 64% of them said they came across an ad or received an email that they suspected to be a rental scam. 4% of the renters said they were a victim of the scam.
At RentalScams.org, we have been keeping track of the various rental scams within the United States. Rental scams continue to increase in volume year over year. Below is a Google graph of rental scam interest over time:
With that said, we wanted to see the cities that are hit with rental scams.
Below are the top 15 cities in the US for the most rental scams.