Family Says Evanston Real Estate Agent Disappeared After Taking Thousands Of Dollars

Family Says Evanston Real Estate Agent Disappeared After Taking Thousands Of Dollars


TONIGHT ONLY ON CBS2, OUT THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WITH NO HOME OF A MAN THEY SAY TOOK THEIR MONEY. THAT EVENING I AM ROB JOHNSON DOZENS OF LOCAL BUYERS CLAIM THEY ARE PART OF A REAL ESTATE SCAM WHERE THEY GIVE EARNEST MONEY TO AN AGENT, AND HE ALLEGEDLY DISAPPEARS. CBS2’S AUDRINA BIGOS FIND OUT MORE IN THIS ORIGINAL REPORT. THIS IS THE MAIN REASON WHY WE WANTED TO MOVE. REPORTER:SHOWING US AROUND HER HOUSE. A SHARED BEDROOM FOR THE GIRLS, MY GIRLS AND MY SON. REPORTER:A FAMILY OF FIVE IN A 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT. THERE IS NOT MUCH ROOM HERE FOR ANYTHING REALLY. BACK AFTER 2 YEARS OF SAVING AND SEARCHING FOR A BIGGER PLACE, THE PEREZ FAMILY FOUND THEIR DREAM HOME. I HAD TO TAKE A PART-TIME JOB SO WE CAN MAKE THAT DREAM HAPPEN REPORTER:SHE AND HER HUSBAND GOTTA PREFER THIS HOUSE, THAT HANDED OVER $5500 IN EARNEST MONEY TO BROKER, PAUL KING, TO SECURE THE DEAL. SIX MONTHS PAST AND THEY DID NOT HEAR FROM KING, WE KEPT ON PUSHING AND PUSHING TO GET OUR MONEY BACK. HE FINALLY GAVE US THE CHECK REPORTER:THIS LETTER FROM THE BANK SAYS THERE WERE INSUFFICIENT FUNDS FOR THE CHECK OUT AND APPARENTLY THE PEREZ’S ARE NOT THE ONLY FAMILY OUT OF MONEY. OUR– THIS GUYS A CROOK AND SHOULD BE PUT IN JAIL. PAUL KING STILL HAS MY EARNEST MONEY FROM FOUR MONTHS AGO. DO NOT DO BUSINESS, UNETHICAL AND MISLEADING. WE CAME OUT HERE TO EVANSTON TO FIND PARKING AT THE ADDRESS LISTED ON HIS WEBSITE, BUT INSTEAD WE FOUND THIS NOTICE SAYING CAR BECAME REALITY DOES NOT HAVE OFFICES IN THIS BUILDING. HE HAS MORE THAN 150 PROPERTIES LISTED ON HIS WEBSITE, BUT THE PEREZ ESSAY TO BE WHERE IS THEIR DREAM OF A NEW HOUSE IS ON HOLD. WE ARE OUT SO MUCH MONEY. REPORTER:SO FAR, 60 PEOPLE HAVE FILED REPORTS OF EVANSTON POLICE CLAIMING THEY HAVE BEEN SCAMMED OUT OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FROM KING. HE IS NOWHERE TO BE FOUND, DID NOT RETURN OUR PHONE CALL OR E- MAILS. STILL LOTS OF PEOPLE UPSETS, AND OUT OF MONEY TONIGHT. SOMEBODY IS GOING TO BE LOOKING FOR HIM. EVERYBODY’S LOOKING FOR HIM RIGHT NOW. REPORTER:AND HE IS NOWHERE TO BE FOUND. YOU WOULD ASSUME THESE SCAMS

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