Craigslist Scammers

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Website/emails: www.craigslist.com
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Attempt to purchase item from craigslist

  • by: moose
  • #632
  • Jan 23, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $2
potential purchaser says they will forward money to my paypal account and there will be procedures for me to follow to get funds released.
Names reported:
Albert Anderson Jr
Phones reported:
985-465-0480, 551-333-7388
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]

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Unresolved

These two people are suspicious!

  • by: lindawang
  • #653
  • Jan 23, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I put "room for rent" ads on Craig list. These people were quick responded their interests. I asked for only text message. One message went to me and asked for email back her-- Lulu Tao. She made a story, like she is half Chinese and half American, just graduated, would moved to my city. and she ask for some pictures and details and my personal information: such as full name, address. I emailed her back first without and suspicious.
Later I received an other email from Gift George, no phone or text message from her. She said she made up a exact same story, only difference was she was half Germany and half American. Two email later she asked me for same personal information. I didn't response. BUT, I BELIEVE SOME OTHER INNOCENT PEOPLE ARE CHEATED OUT AND SEND TO THEM MONEY OR GIVE IMPORTANT PERSONAL INFORMATION SUCH AS BANK ACCOUNT NO. TO THEM BY THEIR STEP BY STEP STORIES.

Added by lindawang on Jan 23, 2016 17:11 EST

This is Craig List Scam!

Names reported:
Lulu Tao, Gift George
Phones reported:
469-251-2812
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

This person is scamming people on Craig's List

  • by: Hrh1947
  • #662
  • Jan 24, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
He sent me a stolen check from a bank in Georgia when attempting to purchase my furniture. He also attempted to persuade me to transfer money to him using the check. The bank informed me it was a scam, the check stole, and advised me not to cash. So I did not. I am lucky and want to stop him from scamming other people. Each of these people sent me the exact same email. Either they are the same person or are working together.
Names reported:
John Carnegie, Jeff Balmer, Ashley Bowler, Dhelweard Dikealadi
Phones reported:
501-425-4318
Web/emails reported:
[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Unresolved

I have been scammed by Milda Robinson

  • by: Steph1203
  • #686
  • Jan 25, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $1720.00
This lady wanted to buy my laptop. She told me to take it off craigslist because she was going to buy it. So I did. She told me that she was going to send me a certified check from her husband's bank. I took it to the bank and come to find out it was fake. Made my account in the negatives. Don't trust anyone.
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

Internet scam - Car selling on cragelist - Fake ebay email and invoice

  • by: Sachin
  • #694
  • Jan 25, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $2000
I looked for a car on Craigslist and contacted seller. Seller said , we can do this via Ebay and i got an email from ebay motors( Exactly it is a scam) saying that i need to pay the amount with My Vanilla debit cards and payment would be secured till you you receive your car at your home... Scammer used the same format as ebay used. I caught the scam when i called Ebay call center from ebay site not from the number given by scammers. I have lost $2000. i can show proof for that .

Could you please help me how to proceed on this scam and is there any means by which i can get my money back from scammers.
Names reported:
Brenda Jenkins
Phones reported:
321-209 8173, 801-218-2550
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

Rav 4 white 2009

  • by: claudia
  • #706
  • Jan 26, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I saw the ad at Craigslist, she wants me to send half of the valor, car from texas will be here 2 days. Send order by ebay. I checked it does not exist. The person keep send email insisting to send the money.
Names reported:
Jessica Weiss
Phones reported:
254-693-7469
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]