The woman accused of swindling would-be renters in San Francisco out of money in a Craigslist scam will have a new place to reside: state prison.
Rachael Marie Smith was sentenced Friday to two years in state prison for taking money from 18 renters she found on Craigslist, according to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. Read More
Victims of a Craigslist apartment rental scam who recently thought they might be returned some of their money learned Monday the accused is on the run.
On Friday, a $200,000 warrant was issued for the arrest of Rachael Marie Smith, 30, charged with stealing a total of $110,000 from nearly 20 would-be renters. Read More
Four victims scammed of thousands of dollars while hunting for San Francisco apartments may soon get their money back.
Rachael Marie Smith, 30, is expected to strike a plea deal Tuesday that includes restitution to victims, according to the District Attorney’s Office. Specific terms of the deal have not been released. Read More