My son posted his motorcycle on craigslist. You can find more information about CraigSecure, including a list of other peoples' complaints here:. The week was half over and I hadn't had a single bite. This car is in excellent working conditions, no scratches, flaws or any kind of damage, slightly used in 100% working and looking conditions and comes with a clear title. A major red flag is a rental property where you're unable to meet with the owner, or some type of property manager.
I have reached out to Ebay and they verify this is a spoof. Really, I love it for buying and selling, finding services, and even posting jobs. You are the first person I've seen that actually hooked up with someone through Craigslist. Escrow Fraud Anyone buying a big-ticket item online wants to know the transaction will be safe. I was hearing from men of all types, and it seemed I had my pick of the litter. If someone doesn't live in your area or refuses to meet in person, you probably should look elsewhere. I've also replied to many job listings and received 5 or 6 of very similar responses.
You were the second to contact from the ad. I just recived the same reply. My favorite anecdote: One of the women I interviewed said she once had a crush on a client at her job, but couldn't make a move without compromising her professionalism. Of course I am affected and moved by this story. Do they have contact information other than just email? I also had a response to a piano for sale ad I placed.
If you follow the link she provides, the website asks you for your credit card number — y'know, so it can do a background check to make sure you're not a criminal. I do not have a PayPal account and I have not ever used it before, so I really do not know how does it work, and what are the risks. The Other Perspective, Part 1: My Fake Female Ad You've probably guessed by now that the experiences for heterosexual men and women on Craigslist's casual encounters are quite different. Another day, I described it as a rebound. As it turns out, the minister stole the gift cards and surveillance cameras at Home Depot caught him buying tools and detergent with them. Craigslist scammers will place an ad for , high-end electronics, or anoter product of significant value.
I discovered a car sale scam on craigslist. I never received a check yet but if I do I plan to take it to the police. At being the dumbest target ever. These thieves managed to steal an entire family's belongings in a stolen truck. Revenge of the Free Stuff Sometimes you will see ads in the free section that advertise a massive house clearance.
This is just to make the victim believe they are talking to an actual person. But after being presented with some pretty fundamental evidence to the contrary, I think I need to reevaluate. It doesn't hurt to have a counterfeit detector pen on hand for larger transactions. And often end up seeing very similar ads, often with the same pic in other cities. One day my message was intended to be sweet and normal; I suggested starting with drinks and fun conversation to see if we had chemistry, then going back to my place to cuddle on the couch with a movie and see where that led. If you own a classic car, there's a good chance you've bought and sold parts on Craigslist. Was to be paid via curior and movers will pick up the item as soon as the cashiers check was cashed.
As I write this, a few poorly-worded texts from dubious area codes regarding some parts ads I just renewed are rolling in. Buyer is not local Craigslist recommends dealing only with local buyers and sellers for good reason. Use your common sense when buying or selling on Craigslist. The check turns out to be fraudulent. I did send my name address and phone number and I am worried what might be done with this info. A spammer or scammer will not do this.
Both times the machines were not located where they were posted, both needed shipping, both sellers sent way too much detailed personal information about why they were selling. The check got returned to the bank and my account is now in a negative balance. She is allegedly moving from Europe so she needs to be picked up from the airport in her car and she says the check is already on its way. I know that you need the exact address of the property but my wife does not want me divulge due to safety reasons. They say they'll send you a cashier's check or money order to deposit, then you wire the money back minus a nice cut for yourself, of course. You should also avoid accepting personal checks or giving out financial information for direct deposits or transfers.