April 2016 
Volume 7  
Issue 13      
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Since 2000 BCSI has performed hundreds of successful investigations.


Our integrated team of investigators and support services ensure that the investigations are conducted in a timely fashion with leading edge techniques. 


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Imagine, you did a bit of digging and found a charming vacation rental in a central location that will let you enjoy the local culture, and even for a decent bargain.

You speak to the "landlord" via phone/email, and wire them a deposit to reserve it for your stay.  You travel out to your destination, only to find that the place you rented is someone's home, and is definitely occupied.

You booked this vacation months ago and everything was set, but now your money and the scammer are long gone. How will you find the perpetrator, get back your money, and now where are you going to stay?
Most people believe that they're immune to the fraudsters trying to profit from rental homes, condos, apartments and vacation spots.  
Empty homes are a perfect target. Some scammers break in and change the locks, so that the real estate agent/owners will not be able to access it.

They hijack photos posted online and use them on ad sites to make  legitimate looking rental ads, and show the space to respondents as if they were the agent or landlord.

People move in, and they collect deposit and rent money. This could go on for a long time if nobody checks in on the home.

Some con artists prefer to squat in the home and use it to take in "application fees" or "deposits" from unassuming rental seekers, then vanish. 
To avoid being a victim of a rental scam, perform due diligence on all parties involved.  Remember, some fraudsters work in groups, so find a reputable source for your info, or call us and we will research for you

If you are a victim of a rental scam, BCSI investigators are experienced in finding those responsible to help you build your case. Please contact our office today.  Call us for a free consultation at 604-922-6572.