Create RSS Widget

NEWS / TECH / INTERNET / CRAIGSLIST

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 ...
Man robbed during Craigslist transaction in Pittsfield Township

- 3 weeks ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: PITTSFIELD TWP -- Police say a man was robbed after arranging a meeting an anonymous buyer on Craigslist.

Craigslist or eBay? The ultimate guide to selling your stuff online.

- 3 weeks ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: There are plenty of options for selling your unwanted goods online, but which site you choose will depend on what you're trying to unload. Here's how to get the most out of the five biggest e-commerce sites on the web, including eBay, Etsy, Craigslist, and even Facebook. 

Prosecutor: Alleged Craigslist killer tried to prey on others

- 3 weeks ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: EASTMAN -- A Middle Georgia man charged with killing a retired Marietta couple earlier this year in an apparent ruse involving the online marketplace Craigslist was denied bond Friday. Click to Continue »

As Vertical Marketplaces Rise, Craigslist Faces Its Demise

- 3 weeks ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com:  Craigslist is one of the largest marketplaces on the Internet today, but as we see it, not for long. Over the last several years, we’ve watched businesses and consumers shift away from Craigslist and toward vertical marketplaces. The shift implies an abundance of exciting vertical marketplace investment opportunities. Read More

San Diego
Georgia
Florida

LATEST NEWS

Scammers Renting Occupied Houses on Craigslist

ABC News: So, imagine this one. You get a knock on your front door from someone who says you're in the house they rented and it's your house. It is a growing real estate crime. Scammers listing homes online, making off with the deposits. So, how do you spot the ...

Police give advice on how to stay safe on Craigslist

WTNH: NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A Craigslist deal gone bad in New Haven's Blue Cliff Terrace neighborhood Tuesday ended with a man trying sell a laptop being shot at. Police say shortly after meeting up with his prospective buyer, another person with a gun ...

3 men accused of luring man to kill on Craigslist indicted

WJCL News: A Cobb District Attorney's Office spokeswoman says the indictment alleges the three men shot Jones with a .45-caliber handgun, then stole his shoes and cellphone. The suspects are believed to have posted an ad for an iPhone for sale on Craigslist to ...

Couple is charged with robbing man after posting Craigslist ad for rental home

KY3: A husband and wife from Springfield are charged with robbing a man at knife point while showing him a home that they advertised on Craigslist. Joseph and Elizabeth Molnar were charged with first-degree robbery on Friday and were in the Greene County ...

How Portland's Thai Food Queen Turned a Cart from Craigslist into an Empire

Portland's Nong Poonsukwattana found her first food cart in 2009 off an anonymous Craigslist ad. She had to drive way out into the Oregon boonies to make the purchase, and when she got there, the seller made her bid for it against another interested ...

Millions of Dollars in Ivory Sold on Craigslist

Live Science: From kitschy trinkets to carved tusks, thousands of objects — possibly worth more than $15 million a year — are being sold on Craigslist in the United States, according to a report. From March 16 to 20, researchers with the International Fund for ...

The Sexy, Scary World of Craigslist Apartment Listings

Curbed National: Welcome to another edition of It Came From Craigslist, where we scour the city's rental listings to get a taste of current housing offerings, and then pop out a subset whose listing photos or descriptions really go above and beyond. Everybody knows ...

3 indicted in Ga. Craigslist case

MARIETTA, Ga. — Three men were indicted by a grand jury for the death of a man authorities say they lured through Craigslist. The Marietta Daily Journal reports 21-year-old Kalynn Shiquez, 19-year-old Jordan James Baker and 19-year-old Jonathon O'Neil ...

LATEST NEWS ABOUT INTERNET:

Snapchat

3

Sina Weibo

4

Linkedin

5

ON CRAIGSLIST..

Craigslist ad results in arrest for kidnapping

Enid News & Eagle: A former Enid man was arraigned Thursday on charges of kidnapping when he allegedly attacked a man who responded to an ad on Craigslist he and his wife had posted. Jeremy Lee Talbert, 33, was arraigned on felony charges of kidnapping, unauthorized ...

The US Ivory Trade is Alive and Well on Craigslist

Gizmodo: We tend to think of the ivory trade as an elusive black market of hardened criminals and shadowy elites, operating in the darkest recesses of the Internet. But as it turns out, there are plenty more ordinary ivory buyers and sellers, including just ...

The elephant ivory trade is alive and well on Craigslist, advocates say

The Verge: Products made from elephant ivory and skins are still being sold on Craigslist sites in the US, conservationist groups say, reviving longstanding concerns over the online market for illegal wildlife items. In a report published this week, the ...

Curbstoning: How Not To Fall For This One Common Craigslist Scam

Jalopnik: You see an ad on Craigslist or your internet marketplace of choice. It is the car you are looking for and the pics look good. You call and speak to the owner and he tells you about the car and says the right things. He's had it a while, it's treated ...

6 Alternatives to Buying and Selling on Craigslist

Craigslist has an enormous global user base -- the site gets more than 50 billion page views, and users post over 80 billion classified ads per month, according to the company -- but its size, anonymity and lack of policing also deter some would-be buyers and sellers. Most people have -- or know someone who's had -- a sketchy experience on Craigslist. For instance, when Josh Rubin of Sacramento ...

Teen Maisie Galley Applies For Babysitter Job On Craigslist, Gets X-Rated Reply

A teenager from Bromley ended up getting more than she bargained for when applying for babysitting jobs on Craigslist . Responding to what she thought was a genuine ad for someone to look after children, Maisie offered her services as a way to get a bit of spending money . But the reply she received was less than innocent, with the would-be employer actually wanting to act out a porn film ...

Buying or Selling Used Gear on Craigslist ? Arrange the Meetup at a

If you're planning on buying or selling some camera gear with the help of Craigslist , here's a simple tip: the lobby of your local police station is a safe place to arrange the meeting with the stranger. An increasing number of ...

CRAIGSLIST TRANSACTIONS..

Avon Police offer safe zone for Craigslist transactions

19 Action News: After many violent Craigslist transactions nationwide, police and council members hope the department's parking lot will provide a safe place to conduct transactions. There are multiple cameras in the parking lot to ensure safety for everyone involved.

Madison Heights offers'safe zone' for Craigslist transactions

The Oakland Press: A resolution passed by the city council on Monday declared that residents and businesses can use the front parking lot and the lobby of Madison Heights Police Department for Craigslist transactions. “The Madison Heights City Council and City staff ...

Madison Heights offers'safe zone' for Craigslist transactions

The Daily Tribune: A resolution passed by the city council on Monday declared that residents and businesses can use the front parking lot and the lobby of Madison Heights Police Department for Craigslist transaction. “The Madison Heights City Council and City staff ...

Use Police “Safe Zones” for Safer Craigslist Transactions - Lifehacker

Craigslist is a great place to find inexpensive stuff, but it can also be dangerous. To combat crimes, police departments across the country are offering "safe zones" for Craigslist transactions.

Police Departments Offer "Safe Lots" For Craigslist Transactions

You can find some great deals on bargain automobiles on Craigslist . However, recent stories about buyers and sellers being robbed or even killed illustrates the risk you take when dealing with an online stranger. Some police ...

CRAIGSLIST AD..

Craigslist house rental scam hits Indiana

Indianapolis Star: The deal was too good to be true, as people responding to the Craigslist ad discovered: Not only is the house not for rent, but the online ad wasn't even posted by the owner. That revelation came too late for one woman who already wired money to a scam ...

Crime Log: UNL student finds disturbing Craigslist ad

Daily Nebraskan: A string of vandalisms, an assault at the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house and a report of a disturbing Craigslist ad concerning a University of Nebraska-Lincoln student were in the university police reports this week. On Monday, April 20, the ...

Craigslist house rental scam hits Muncie

Muncie Star Press: The deal was too good to be true, as people responding to the Craigslist ad discovered: Not only is the house not for rent, but the online ad wasn't even posted by the owner. That revelation came too late for one woman who already wired money to a scam ...

Man almost robbed responding to Craigslist ad

ABC Action News: Pinellas County deputies are trying to identify suspects who attempted to rob a man at gunpoint Friday as he responded to a Craigslist ad for a motorcycle. The attempted robbery occurred about 1:20 p.m. in the backyard of a vacant house at 1730 St ...

Man posts Craigslist ad for ‘legit counterfeit’ money, is arrested

An alleged counterfeiter was too legit — until Florida cops made him quit. Tony Torbert, 20, was arrested after placing a Craigslist ad brazenly offering his services manufacturing “Legit counterfeit $$”...

Local waiter hopes Craigslist ad will prompt customers to

The ad, which Stephen O'Laughlin originally posted to Craigslist's Kansas City page under “missed connections,” describes the girls, the guys they were with, and the drinks they bought and failed to pay for. It also includes a ...

New: Couple vanishes after posting Craigslist ad, suspect turns

12:36 p.m. – The suspect who police sought in connection with the disappearance of a Marietta, Georgia, couple who had responded to a Craigslist ad, turned himself in Monday morning, the Telfair County Sheriff's ...

TO GET..

Mazda Miata Admits It's Underpowered with “ZEROPWR” Number Plate on

autoevolution: We're not sure how much of the no-muscle matter has determined the man to get rid of his roadster, but we do know the car is now on Craigslist. By the way, we are talking about the recently-replaced NC-generation MX-5 Miata, with this example having ...

Exec Behind the Epic Craigslist Job Ad Shares The Best Way to Get Hired By a

NextShark: When it comes to landing a desirable job at a hot tech company, sometimes you have to show brilliant creativity just to get their attention. After months of failing to land a job at San Francisco-based Airbnb, Nina Mufreh dazzled the company's CEO and ...

Craigslist Scammer Asks Victim For Amazon Gift Cards

A Colorado Springs woman says she was robbed of her cash and her goals when she was scammed by a Craigslist seller. After making an 11 Call for Action, she was able to get her money back.

GLOBAL TRENDING TOPICS

RSSPump.com Content Aggregation Service 2013 - Powered By: RSSPump RSS Widgets