Manomet man almost falls for apartment con

A Fresh Pond Circle man looking for an apartment downtown finds himself with no apartment and an excess of gift cards.

According to Captain John Rogers, the man found a listing on Craigslist for an apartment on Brewster Street. The price? $600 a month, payable in iTunes gift cards, Rogers said.

The alleged victim did buy the cards, but thought better of sending them and instead called police, Friday afternoon. He is currently trying to see if he can get a refund on the cards, Rogers said.

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