RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – Faith Kerns couldn’t wait to move into a house with just her and her boys. She found a great place in the school district she wanted, but she trusted someone who turned out to be a scam artist.
"It was heartbreaking when my son was running through the house going, ‘Oh, Mom I want this room,’ and having to go back and tell him we’re not going to be moving here," said Faith Kerns.
Kerns contacted a man going by the name Sean Sims through a listing she saw on Craigslist. Sims claimed to be a realtor with Blue Door Realty in Rio Rancho.
"He had all the paperwork. He seemed to know a lot about the house. He seemed like a decent guy," said Kerns.
However, Sims is not a decent guy. Sims gave Kerns a lease to sign and keys to the house...Read More