Scammer Tried to Sell Home He Didn't Own, Police Say

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Suburban Chicago police are hunting for a man they say tried to sell a home that wasn't his. The case is hardly an isolated one, with reports coming from hard-hit foreclosure states of similar acts. Empty or rented homes are the easiest targets, says the FBI.

Police in Campton Hills, Ill., have issued an arrest warrant for Daniel Kellogg, accusing him of changing the title of the house that he was renting to his name and listing it with a real estate agent. Kellogg also allegedly bounced some rent checks and sublet the home to other renters, pocketing the cash