A gaggle of websites are dedicated to creating paystubs that appear to be authentic. Potential renters who otherwise wouldn’t qualify for an apartment home sometimes resort to this tactic to make it appear like they make more money than they actually do.
How to Combat the Apartment Industry’s Uptick in Fraud
Apartment operators say fake pay stubs, “synthetic” IDs and other falsified documents have become all too common in the leasing process. While fraud has always existed in the apartment world, industry professionals agree that it has never before elevated to its current levels.