Photo released of alleged scam artist posing as Manhattan rental agent

March 11, 2014 5:33:29 AM PDT
The search is on for an accused scam artist who poses as a Manhattan rental agent.

Investigators say he stole thousands of dollars in down payments.

Police released a photo of the man they say advertised two apartments in the East Village on CraigsList and took cash deposits of up to $2,200 each from 10 female victims.

Authorities are trying to identify the man, who is known to use the aliases David Horowitz and Michael Bryant.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.