Pastor Carter Curtis or Pastor Curtis Carter — either way, avoid this shameless scammer who’s been posting frequently on Craigslist Paris in recent days, targeting students and non-students alike with photos of luxurious modern apartments. He says he’s in West Africa but his email headers show he’s actually writing from IP address 184.108.40.206 in the U.K. Below is one version of his Craigslist ad followed by his response.
EUR950 / 3br – Charming Furnished 3 Bedroom home for rentRépondre à : firstname.lastname@example.orgDate : 2008-06-16, 1:49PM CESTThe accomodation comprises of 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathroom, living room. The living room is (17’0×16’0), kitchen breakfast room (13×11), bedroom 2 (12’10×10’5), bathroom and a separate WC.Facilities and electonics like satellite TV and internet, and a sony DVD player, air conditioning, alarm system. The kitchen is fully equipped with all necessary cooking utensils, a refrigerator-freezer, four-hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine.<
From: Pastor Carter Curtis
Date: 18 juin 2008 16:45
Subject: Re: Location appartement
Calvary Greeting to you,And may the Blessing of the Lord be upon you and your family
My name is Pastor Curtis Carter I a rooms and its located @ 52 Boulevard Sebastopol 75003 Paris/ France .and also want you to know that it was due to my transfer that makes me my wife and Son to leave the house and also want to give it out for rent and looking for a responsible person that can take very good care of it as we are not after the money for the rent but want it to be clean at the time and the person that will rent it to take it as if it were its own. So for now, We are here in west Africa, our new house and put all my worries off concerning the maintenance of the apartment for, since i am not residing there for now.I left behind some Facilities and electonics which include the rent, and a DVD player, air conditioning, alarm system. The kitchen is fully equipped with all necessary cooking utensils, arefrigerator-freezer, four-hob and oven, microwave,dishwasher and washing machine, My Computer Connected with Internet Acess Also the keys to the House are right here with me, and the lease document. Which i can send to you after all necessary agreement has be accepted. Also i will like you to know that the rent charges is not really the issue ,but your absolute maintenance of my apartment is most important thing so will want you to get back to me with the Application form below
RENT APPLICATION FORM
1)Your Full Name
2)Your Full Address & Phone Number
3)How old are you?
4)Are you married?
5)How many people will be living in the house?
6)Do you have a pet?
7)Do you have a car?
9)When do you want to move in
10How long do you want to stay in my apartment
11 Pictures of all the Occupant that will stay in my apartment
One Mr Brasson called me about the apartment,I told him that I can’t give him the apartment because he loves smoking,drinking and dont want him to get drunked and damaged my property one day so If you are still interested, Note that the rent is going to be 400 Euros Per month No extra fees.I will like you to give me a call on this effect to know how serious you are.below is my phone number
002348089706162 OR +234-808-970-6162
I personally will actually come visiting you sometimes during the year as our new tenant.
Looking forward to hear from you with all this details so that i can have it in my file in case of issuing the receipt for you and contacting you. Await your urgent reply so that we can discuss on how to get the document and the keys of the house to you. The address of the house is 52 Boulevard Sebastopol 75003 Paris/ France Boulevard de Sébastopol, on the north-south axis running through the center of Paris, is an area known for its development in trade, international and high technology business. The center is located between the Forum des Halles shopping center and the Pompidou Center. It is well served by a public transportation hub which is unique in Paris
The closest metro stations are Georges V (line 1) and Etoile (lines 1,2, 6 and RER A).
Pastor Curtis Carter
Pastor Carter Curtis, Stave Batt and Bruce Maurice are all the same person. All three of these scammers e-mail from IP address 220.127.116.11 in the U.K. If you google this address, you will find plenty of other scams perpetrated by this individual, who also runs scams on dating sites using email addresses
email@example.com, among many others.