The Clarksville Police Department is warning residents that certain property rental advertisements are a scam.

Police say a local property management company realized a scammer has been using the business' photos and information, and listing the stolen information on Craigslist as their own.

The scammer asks potential home buyers to send money as a deposit. Police say the scammer uses the email and the phone number (832) 510-4628.

According to police, that phone number has been listed on scam-reporting website.

Clarksville Police is reminding residents to be diligent when searching home listings, and to remember that phone numbers and email addresses can be falsified.

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