It's no secret that finding affordable housing in Bismarck-Mandan is difficult. With that difficulty comes scams set to screw over would-be renters.

The Bismarck Police Department, in conjunction with Dakota Media Access, released the above video focusing on rental housing scams.

The video mentions sites like CraigsList and BismanOnline as sites that scam artists have gone on and targeted hopeful renters in Bismarck-Mandan.

For more information on rental scams and how you can prevent yourself from becoming a victim, visit the Bismarck Police Department HERE