Edinburgh student Erin Clark thought her prayers had been answered when she was offered a studio flat ahead of the start of a new term in Paris.
The 19-year-old had been desperately searching for accommodation in the French capital ahead of the start of a placement at the Paris Institute of Political Studies in August.
But her suspicions that it was too good to be true proved to be right when she received a load of extremely creepy messages of her prospective landlord.
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