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Man who posted fake Craigslist ad, killed buyer gets max prisontime

Family members and friends of Aung Thu Bo gathered Wednesday as Steven E. Lewis was sentenced for luring Bo with a Craigslist ad, then shooting him in the head last year. Lewis was sentenced to about 24 years in prison for second-degree murder and ...
Colorado Springs police seek suspects in armed Craigslist robbery

- 1 week ago @ denverpost.com: Colorado Springs police are searching for two suspects accused of robbing a victim during a purported Craigslist vehicle sale, hitting the buyer on the head with a baseball bat and shooting at him. A man told police he met one of the suspects at an ...

Teen threatens to kill man during Craigslist sale meeting

- 1 week ago @ kcci.com: He told police he had posted a Samsung Galaxy 3 Note phone for sale on Craigslist and met a person who responded to the ad at 39th Street and Ingersoll Avenue. When the teen arrived, the seller said the teen pulled out a pocket knife and told him to ...

Crime Report: Craigslist transaction results in threats to buyer

- 1 week ago @ lacanadaonline.com: 31, a man and his wife saw a Craigslist ad for a Neapolitan mastiff dog for sale named Duke. Four days later, they met the owner, a Los Angeles resident named Leital Levy at the advertised address. She told the victims Duke had all his shots and papers ...

Man robbed during meeting set up on Craigslist

- 1 week ago @ desmoinesregister.com: A Des Moines man had a cellphone stolen while trying to sell the phone to a buyer from Craigslist, a police report said. Police went to the 3900 block of Ingersoll after a man had reported he had been robbed. The victim told police that he had been ...

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Police: Missing Cobb Co. couple could be in danger

WSB Atlanta: She said her father had posted an advertisement on Craigslist. He wanted to buy a 1966 Ford Mustang. Someone responded, she said, and even sent a picture. Bishop said her parents agreed to meet in Telfair County. The couple left their Marietta home ...

Boulder County cyber moms transform consignment scene

Hello, Facebook. Goodbye, Craigslist. Social media-savvy mothers' "buy and sell" groups are taking over the consignment universe, and they're hoping to make it easier, safer and quicker to swap everything from used or unwanted kids clothes to furniture to crafts.

Someone Is Giving Away This Bike-Powered Star Destroyer On Craigslist

Gizmodo: Do you live in Portland? Are you a giant Star Wars fan? Do you have a 22-foot long empty space in your garage? Then man oh man, Craigslist has the best present ever for you. Up for grabs is this bike-powered Star Destroyer, exactly like the one Darth ...

Craigslist buyer met with armed robbery in Ypsilanti Township

YPSILANTI - A person answering a Craigslist ad to purchase an item late Tuesday night was robbed in Ypsilanti Township.

Two suspects arrested after Craigslist iPhone 6 Robbery

WSBT-TV: Elkhart Police have arrested two men after they say the pair robbed someone after placing an ad on Craigslist. Police say they have arrested 20-year-old Scott Hankins, of Elkhart and 20-year-old Jaylen Divers, of Elkhart in connection to a robbery back ...

Craigslist rental scam: Vancouver real estate agents warn about impersonators

The Real Estate Council of B.C. wants agents to use caution before handing over the keys to properties being viewed, after half a dozen condos were used to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from potential renters. Irving said she saw the Coal Harbour apartment several times and that the fake landlord impersonated a real estate agent.

Person selling iPhone via Craigslist robbed at gunpoint in Vestavia Hills

AL.com: Two Birmingham men are in custody after authorities say they responded to a Craigslist ad for an iPhone 6 for sale, and robbed the person who was selling the phone. The robbery happened Jan. 13 in the 1900 block of Kentucky Avenue in Vestavia Hills.

Craigslist Luxury Rental Scam Victims Stage Citizen's Arrest In Vancouver

A Vancouver woman and her two roommates decided to take matters into their own hands after discovering they had been victims of a sophisticated rental scam at work in the city. The scam — where prospective tenants pay for rental units that turn out to be not available — was first reported by CBC News earlier this month. Linda Tran, her boyfriend and a roommate thought they'd found the perfect ...

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