Man arrested in Craigslist rental scam
SAN DIEGO – A man with a history of responding to Craigslist users looking to rent an apartment was arrested Thursday for multiple theft offenses, according to San Diego police.
Anthony Joseph Green claimed he would rent a furnished apartment for a low price, but said he required a financial deposit before he deploys. He siaid he works as a U.S. Navy helicopter rescue swimmer.
Six people have been identified as victims of his thefts.
Anyone who believes they were a victim of a crime involving Green is asked to contact San Diego police at 619-531-2000, SDPD Acting Detective Sarah Calvert at 619-692-4800 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.