A couple is out thousands of dollars after a man claimed to own a house he was offering for rent.

Police say William Proskos, 35, of Cliffside Park, allegedly put a "For Rent" sign in the yard of a vacant home in the Sunnyside section of Linden and changed the locks on the house.

It was all a scam, according to police, because Proskos did not own the home. They've issued a warrant for...

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