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Elmira Police searching for two men wanted in connection to apartment scam

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The Elmira Police Department is searching for two men wanted in connection to an alleged apartment rental scam.

They say the men advertise apartments for rent on websites such as craigslist, and then make applicants go through a detailed application process.

The men then ask for down-payments to be paid in cash.

One of the men has been identified as 19-year-old Jacob Capozi

The other is using the name of Capozi's father, Angelo.

The two men are said to be driving pick-up trucks with California plates.

Anyone with any information on the men's whereabouts should contact the Elmira Police Department. 


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