Report: #1036609

Complaint Review:

  • Submitted: Thu, March 21, 2013
  • Updated: Wed, April 24, 2013
  • Reported By: Florida Nurse — lantana Florida
    80 sw 8th street
    miami, Florida
    United States of America thomaswilliamsrentalsapartment SCAMMER Violates Craigslist Western Union Advance Payment $200 miami, Florida

*Consumer Comment: Subject: $50 / 1br - RENOVATED Gorgeous Apartment Condo (Miami Beach)

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Received text messages from telephone (305) 787-2924 emails only 
No voice contact.

The Craigslist Miami Beach 20 March 2013 Advertisement:
 $1300 / 1br - Furnished Beach Condo Available 1br (Miami, FL)

Received email =
Please call or leave a message text me anytime (305) 787-2924 so will can move on with booking and reservation form ok

To reserve this apartment, you will have to pay an upfront payment of the first month rent which is $1300 plus a refundable security deposit of $200 which will be refunded back to you on your check out date if we found out that the apartment is been handled with care which altogether  is $1500. [continued below]....
.....the only reason why the upfront of $1300 is just to make sure you are renting the apartment you can get your money back if you lost interest in the apartment,please do not hesitate to  get back to me if you have any more question to ask concerning the apartment, awaiting your reply so i can send you the booking and reservation to fill.

Hope to here from you soon

Thomas William
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#1 Consumer Comment

Subject: $50 / 1br - RENOVATED Gorgeous Apartment Condo (Miami Beach)

AUTHOR: mary - ()

This is concerning the report written about Thomas Williams. They are also going by the name of Stefania Sorrenti., on craigslist.

 I also have there contract that they wanted me to sign and submit to them.

see below contract

For confirming your reservation, you are requested to fill the rental form and return it to us duly signed. In order to securespace, reservation forms should be sent to our reservationsdepartmentbye - reservations department will confirm youre booking when all information is received. Your reservation will be confirmed, subject to apartment availability.

Family Name:
First Name:
Company Name:
Home Address
Postal Code:

Check-In Check-Out 
Date:     Date:

Type Of Pets:
Marital Status:
Sex :

In case Of Emergency Person To Contact:
Person Phone#:
Occupation :
Address Of Person:


All the following payments are currently not available PayPal, credit card, visa card and bank wire. You will have to transfer all payment to my accountant via WESTERN UNION. 

Note: All payment must be payable to my accountant. Fill the following table below after commencing with the payment.

The copyright laws of the United States (Title 17 U.S. Code) forbids the unauthorized reproduction of this form, or any portion thereof, or photocopy machine or any other means, including facsimile or computerized format


The Owner of the apartment agrees that the Renter is an adult and will be the occupant of the unit during the entire reserved period. Other occupant will be family members, friends or responsible adults. Use of the premises will be denied to persons not falling into the foregoing categories, and as a result they will vacate the property immediately without refund. No keys will be issued to anyone who is not an adult from 16yrs EXCEPT a student but will provide detailed information from the school authorities.

In an event of cancellation it is necessary to notify owner as soon as possible. Attempt will be made to re-rent the accommodation. If we are successful your deposit will be refunded immediately. This agreement shall not be assigned or the premises sublet without written consent of me the Landlord.

Pets are allowed on the following conditions: guest with pets must check-out earlier so that the cleaning staff will have an ample time to clean and sanitize the home. That includes properly disposing of waste materials. You must also control your pets at all time at all times, and never leave your pets unattended. You must clean the apartment the way you met it when you arrived.

The security deposit is $200 for a vacation rental. This includes pets deposits if applicable, and other damages that may arise when you stay in the apartment. The security deposit will be fully refunded on your departure date provided that the real and personal property are in the same condition as when occupancy commenced and all terms are met.
We know that getting an apartment online is very challenging; we dont accept checks because of scammers who give fake checks or also scam peoples bank account. We want you to transfer the deposit to our Accountant via WESTERN UNION. The deposit enables us to reserve and secure the apartment for you. Our Accountants details are stated below:

Accountant Name: Javier Lopez Cohen
Accountant Address:80 sw 8th stmiamifl 33130

The apartment is fully furnished and you may need not to come along with any other things except your personal toiletries for your use during your stay. The Home is a private one and there will be no cause for alarm. But if you are, do inform the house-keeper for him to call the Police for an emergency because we guarantee 100% security.

Tenant Signature

Please sign this form and return it the notification from western union. Also make payment payable to the Landlords Javier Lopez Cohen.Remember you are renting a private home; please treat the home like your home.
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