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Housing scam on the rise in Houston County

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The Houston County Sheriff’s Office says you should never send payments through an app

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — The Houston County Sheriff’s Office this week warned people about housing scams targeting renters.

Rashunkedra Walker says that scam became her reality.

“The first house I found, he lied about how many bedrooms it was and wouldn’t send me any pictures of that house other than what was online,” she said.

Walker says she saw an ad on Zillow that led her to believe the offer was legit.

“The people I thought were the owners of the house, I guess, they previously looked in the house and knew the code to the lock for the key, because we did…

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