is this a scam?
I have recieved an email from Airbnb firstname.lastname@example.org via bnc3.mailjet.com which looks like an email from airbnb to complete my verification process by transferring money. Can you please confirm if this is legit or a scam? Below are the details:
The review process started on 09-11-2020 | # DE- Y9JHY9
Current status: Potential tenant not verified
RENTER'S EXAM REQUESTS THROUGH AIRBNB AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR Amrita Dubey
3 STEPS TO BE VERIFIED AS A POTENTIAL RENTER
1. The potential tenant will pay Airbnb 1 month's rent + 2 months deposit by means of an electronic transfer from bank to bank. The deposit remains with Airbnb until the potential tenant meets the landlord, checks the apartment and makes a decision. The deposit remains blocked at Airbnb and only the potential tenant - Amrita Dubey - can release the funds
2. After we have received and secured the deposit from the potential tenant, Airbnb will become the tenant
The landlord affected in this agreement - Dr. Ing.Berg Isabelle Elisabeth- will receive a guarantee letter from Airbnb stating that Airbnb has received a deposit, which corresponds to the rent fixed by him / her for the property
3. The potential tenant will meet the landlord and personally check the property.
The potential tenant has two options:
He signs the rental agreement and Airbnb will immediately transfer the deposit to the host's bank account.
He does not sign the rental agreement and Airbnb will immediately refund the deposit to the potential renter's bank account (the transfer back does not take longer than 24 hours after receipt of the renter's request for reimbursement) .
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TRANSFER OF THE DEPOSIT
The deposit must be paid by bank to bank electronic money order.
Your deposit will be transferred to one of our available bank accounts. Funds will be secured until you inform us of the status of your final decision regarding the rental process.
Total amount of the deposit: 2.310.00 € (1 month rent + 2 months deposit)
Bank account and bank details: ELVIRA ABRAHAM
WERE GOING: DE81 1001 1001 2623 0750 72
Name of the bank: N26 BANK
Bank location: GERMANY
Transfer reference number / purpose: DE Y9JHY9
The tenant can make the transfer to the value of 2,310.00 EUR using the online banking option.
After receiving the deposit, it will be verified and saved in a non-interest-bearing account.
The deposit verification process typically takes less than 24 hours.
You must complete the transfer within 2 business days for verification.
To reject or cancel the test procedure, please send an e-mail with the subject " Cancellation # DE- Y9JHY9 " to email@example.com.
As soon as our bank confirms the transfer, we will inform the landlord that you are a verified tenant and that the rental agreement can be concluded.
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