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Scammed New Zealand couple booted from Toronto AirBnB by police – Toronto
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Scammed New Zealand couple booted from Toronto AirBnB by police – Toronto

A New Zealand couple visiting Toronto was booted from a downtown Airbnb rental by police in the middle of the night after a man claimed the unit was his, even though the couple had paid in full for a one-month rental and had already been staying there for several days. Syeda Farhana Shariff and Shariff Masudul Haque had rented a Front Street West apartment listed on the Airbnb website and had paid more than $4,000 to the rental company.“It was amazing until last night,” Farhana told Global News describing the couple’s visit to Toronto, praising the city and the location of the apartment about a block from Rogers Centre.But late Wednesday, the couple got an unexpected knock at the door when they were settling in for the night. A man told them he lived there and said they had to lea...