For those landlords out there, this is a relatively common problem... and a weird one. Every once and a while, a tenant will want to pay six months in advance or something like that. Usually this comes along with them not meeting your rental criteria. It's always a red flag.
I always say to stick to your rental criteria no matter what. Who knows, maybe this person is a drug dealer and makes lots of money, but you can't verify it since it was garnered illicitly. Regardless, I see this problem fairly frequently and it's one landlords are the most clueless about.
I think Brandon Turner breaks down the problem really well on the AskBP podcast here:
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