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Jayne and Kenneth Fuhrman were surprised to learn that their home, which is for sale, was listed on Craigslist as available for rent in an effort to rob someone of a deposit. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Craigslist rental scam hits close to home for Fargo homeowners

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The latest Craigslist scam landed right on Jayne and Kenneth Fuhrman's front steps - literally.

The couple's south Fargo home has been for sale since June, but on Monday a man in his 30s knocked on the door, asking if theirs was the house advertised for rent on Craigslist.


Flabbergasted, Jayne Fuhrman, a retired teacher, jumped online and found their green rambler listed under Craigslist's apartments and housing section.

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