Racine police warn public of Bitcoin scammer posing as leasing agent

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Racine Police Department issued a warning Tuesday about a Bitcoin scammer.

The scammer is going by the name Jordan Scott and he's posing as an agent for Renew Property Management Company.

Police say Scott is asking customers to convert their cash to Bitcoin for down payments. 

He's been advertising on Craigslist and Trulia. 

Police currently do not have a photo of the scammer. They say Renew Property Leasing Company will never use any kind of wire transfers, cash apps or Bitcoin for a down payment.

If you've been scammed by Jordan Scott, call dispatch at 262-886-2300, or click here to file a report

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