While police in the summer, has repeated the warning that the apartments some times used as a tool for fraud, has the Copenhagen Police raised the charges in a major case of just the kind of crime.
All 19 times it was house hunters exposed to aggravated fraud, as the rent paid prior and in some cases, a deposit to stay in apartments in Frederiksberg and Valby, Copenhagen, and Glostrup.
in any case It is the allegation in the indictment against a 40-year-old man, who claimed to have driven its games with fake rentals in 2018, 2019 and in the year.
At the end of may lost the man his freedom. He was arrested by the police, and then decided by a judge, that he be remanded in custody.
Special one apartment on the Fuglebakkevej in Frederiksberg has been used, believes the prosecution. Again and again were leases drawn up and signed.
12 times it happened that the aspiring tenants in the spe sent thousands of dollars to the now accused man's accounts in various banks. They thought that they had found a place to stay.
However, the husband did neither the ability or willingness to provide victims with access to the lease, as it says in the indictment, as Ritzau've got a copy of.
the Fraud was put in the system, you get the impression. Three days in a row in may of last year signed the different housing so lease on the same apartment, it appears.
sometimes was paid 34.000 for the deposit and rent, in other cases, they were, for example, 19.200 or 17.200 euros.
According to the indictment scoring the defendants in a total of approximately 350.000 Danish kroner to rent four different occasions, he had not available of.
In connection with the arrest in may wrote to the Copenhagen Police on Twitter, that the man is 'known for similar frauds in the past'. And remand, the court has also justified with the risk that he at large will continue, in general, people large sums of money.
The 40-year-old refuses guilty, and the Court in copenhagen shall decide the matter until October. In advance by the public prosecutor announced that the accused, who is not a Danish citizen, is likely to be presented a claim for the expulsion.
In addition, calls on the national Police website police.dk people to be careful and critical. For example it is a good idea to examine who owns an apartment and to see photo identification on the landlord before you settle and pay.