Citizens stepping forward to help women scammed of rent money

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(KPLR) - It's been five days since FOX 2 told you about a rent scam.  The person or persons behind it are still out there.  And we're learning about other victims.

Our original story featured three women desperately trying to move out of a  homeless shelter.

There's no paperwork to prove they paid a woman hundreds of dollars to rent section 8 property hat, in reality wasn't available for rent.  Their story touched a nerve.

A couple of people have offered to help.

But nothing can take away the frustration of losing what little cash they were able to pull together.

If you'd like more information on how you might make this a happier Christmas for these families, you can help here.

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