Don’t Get Tricked, Bro: How to Recognize a Roommate Scam

When the supposed 25 year old Romanian master’s student pictured above contacted me about my ad on Craigslist, some red flags went up right away. Women looking for roommates on CL never, ever want to live with a man and in fact typically include an explicit “men need not apply” in their ad, for understandable reasons.

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