Tag «fake check scam»

Classifieds crime blotter 12/6/2017

Classifieds crime blotter

Trial Date Set For Couple Who Allegedly Sold Baby: Greenville, Tennessee. Deanna Lynn Greer, 38, and John David Cain, 27, are accused of allegedly trying to see an infant on craigslist back in March. CSU Police report series of fraudulent checks, scams: Colorado State University, Craigslist, Fake Check Scam. Man shot by brothers while trying …

Don’t cash the fake checks from craigslist

Craigslist can also be a haven for scams: Besides obvious headline being obvious this article provides a lesson to be learned. It’s basically your usual fake check scam where a woman in Sebring, Florida was trying to rent a property on craigslist and received two checks and was asked the wire the difference via Western …

Another craigslist Moneygram scam

Eagle-eyed reader Shayda has sent in another craigslist scam involving Moneygram, a real consulting firm, and the old fake check scam. Here’s the e-mail… From: PRM CONSULTING LLC marketingllc@earthlink.net Subject: RE: CRAIGSLIST PAID $100 STUDY To: Date: Thursday, February 12, 2009, 12:12 PM Dear Applicant, Positions for the study you applied for from Craigslist is …

It’s just a scam to the left

Reader Brian sent in this picture of a $3850 fake scammer check made out to everyone’s favorite character from The Rocky Horror Picture Show for a $500 cat-pee stained couch. Brian, you actually do win at the internets.

Nanny Scam

SSF: SCAMMERS TARGETING NANNIES ADVERTISING ON CRAIGSLIST: Scammers are now trying a new angle on the old fake check scam. This time they’re targeting people who are looking for work as nannies. The scammers send the nannies the fake checks saying they’re paying them in advance. Of course the checks are over the amount requested …