IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent advertisement via TCD noticeboard , October 9th

First posted: Wednesday, 9th October 2013, 3.30pm

IS Services wishes to inform students of a scam that involves a person who is targeting TCD students seeking accomodation through the TCD Noticeboard.  

An overview of the fraudulent advertisement is posted below.


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From: Rajasingham Herbert
Date: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 7:34 AM
Subject: share 2 double room 3 bedroom flat available for rent. In city centre , just 5 min walk from TCD

Hello,  was about to post my house for rent before I saw your advert
regarding the accommodation you are looking for. Here is lovely house
you can share it. I have enclosed pictures of house, the attached
below,Spacious & quiet house, 3 bedroom apartment
fully furnished available for rent with a very convenient atmosphere
and recently refurbished and very high standard of interior design.
The property briefly comprises the following: Open living area,
spacious bedrooms with balcony,passage, wood floor & air-conditioned,
modern kitchen, bathrooms and a second balcony off the living area with
Slide robes utility cupboard .washer & dryer, Microwave, spacious
living and dining room, kitchen.
including a Phone jack, TV,Cable jack, Closet, Internet
access(wireless), parking space with free access to the city center.
That's all I could say for now until you have a taste of my place.
I'm looking to rent out my place to a neat, honest and responsible
people to share my available flat.
EACH ROOMS for those wish to rent a room and share the 3bedroom with
another flatmate is €450 per month.
utilities bills are included with rent.
Bond (deposit):
Each room bond €450  (The Bond is a refundable security deposit) BOND
ADDRESS: 2nd Floor, Callaghan House, Dame Street, Dublin 2
LOCATION:   In city centre , at 3 min walk from TCD. All the amenities
at walking distance
Best Regards,

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