Craigslist

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Website/emails: www.craigslist.com
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Unresolved

Sale of RV

  • by: LNM
  • #46194
  • Mar 17, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Had RV on Craig's list and scammer answered add, sent a check and he's in the process of the trying to get money from us now.
Names reported:
James Benny
Phones reported:
352-251-1720
Unresolved

Scammed

  • by: Cm
  • #46120
  • Mar 14, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
House was listed for rent on craigslist and it was a scam. It's really for sale.
Names reported:
Andrew Lutz
Phones reported:
803-393-9768
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

Craigslist scam

  • by: alleno
  • #46111
  • Mar 13, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Trying to sell my mom's embroidery machine and this guy is trying to scam me. Here is his email
Hello Allen i would like to let you know that the check has been mailed out for the machine here is the tracking # 9470112699350006578284 but my secretary included the movers funds in the check that as been sent to you,Please proceed by cashing the Check when it arrives deduct your asking price and the rest goes to the movers i am sincerely sorry about the delay Thanks Lex
Names reported:
Lex Butterfield
Phones reported:
469-480-7873
Unresolved

"Landlord Moved to Ohio" Scammer

  • by: AlwaysCurious
  • #45940
  • Mar 6, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Someone tried to advertise an apartment/studio for rent on Craigslist, posing as different landlords for different addresses while using the same pictures and backstory for each property.

The unit could not be viewed in person with someone and in both cases, the individual had claimed he moved to Ohio and had the keys with him, which he would mail when the Security Deposit had been mailed or sent to him.
Names reported:
Joel Parker, Ricksha Moore, Phillip Hill
Phones reported:
937-582-1683
Web/emails reported:
[email protected], [email protected]
Unresolved

1998 Jeep Wrangler

  • by: ssession
  • #45764
  • Feb 26, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Looked on craigs list for vehicle. Saw 1998 Jeep in pristine condition for $1500.00. Sent email and received response about vehicle with a sob story. No money changed hands, but checked into a little further and saw this person is a scammer.
Names reported:
Chateya Tinsley
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

BEWARE of Motorcycle interested buyer on Craigslist

  • by: Ireportscammers
  • #45754
  • Feb 26, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I received the 2 emails below from a suspected scammer, “Peter Scott”, in response to my Craigslist motorcycle for sale posting. He expressed an earnest interest in my motorcycle & asked questions & requested additional pics of any scratches not visible in original posting pics & also requested that I order a report from the specific website checkupvin.us before he makes the long trip to come see the bike in a couple days. Below are exact copies of the 2 emails he sent me:
EMAIL #1:
On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 2:58 PM Peter Scott <[email protected]> wrote:
Hello
I saw your ad about the bike and i was wondering if it's still available, because i am really interested. It looks good from what i can see, and I just want to know if there are any noticeable scratches that aren’t on the pictures (if there are, would it be a problem for you to send some more pictures showing them)? Do you have bike history report? Lastly,are you firm on the price or are you open for negotiating?

Looking forward to hearing from you.

EMAIL #2:
Thank you for the reply. I have a really long drive to you so i want to make sure everything is fine with the bike, before I come. That's the reason i asked for this report..Could you send me one from checkupvin.us because my mechanic told me to ask for that one and since I asked for it i am going to repay you when i come to see the bike. If you send me the report and if everything is in good order, I can come on Tuesday so we can discuss about price and finalize everything.
Please let me know what you think.
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]