Rental Scam: If a Xiao Jie Li approaches you to rent your room, don't speak with her

Anonymous | 17 Jan 2019

Home/Room Rental Scam
Email from scammer:

I am Xiao Jie Li, 36 years old, a simple , cool and non-smoker lady. I am willing to rent the room. I am at sea at the moment as I am an employee at us coast guard marine inspection detachment Malaysia, but 1 was born and brought up in Hebei, China. I will be living and working down there, but due to the nature of my work, phone calls making and visiting of website are restricted. I only squeezed out time to check this advert and send you an email regarding this. I will like you to kindly calculate the total cost covering my first six months' rent together with deposit and i will be staying for long as your room available. Please kindly get back to me with some pictures of the room and your address for me to forward to my mover's agent to calculate the total cost of moving my stuff over there. I have attached my ic with this email for you to have a view of me, 

This was the exact narrative of the scammer some previous cases described.