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Cop run over by LetGo thieves in amateur sting attempt

Cop run over by LetGo thieves in amateur sting attempt

An Indianapolis woman had her cell phone stolen after trying to sell it on LetGo. In an attempt to try to catch the thieves she placed another ad, then told the people she believed robbed her to meet her at a local hospital parking lot. The woman informed hospital security to be on the lookout …

Craigslist drug deal leads to two dead and two arrested

Minn. craigslist creeper wanted 'young native'

Late Friday night, Michigan State Police found the bodies of Joseph Michael Carson, 31, and Anthony Lee Hammond, 39,both of Flint, Michigan. Both men had been shot to death in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in Owosso, Michigan. The two men were there to sell weed to two brothers from Grand Rapids that they …

Man accused of Backpage rapes in Tacoma

22-year-old Anthony Antonio Hayes is accused of allegedly raping and robbing two prostitutes in Tacoma, Washington, that he met through Backpage. He recently had his bail set at $5 million. A woman told police Nov. 23 that a man raped and robbed her at a motel in the 2100 block of South 48th Street. She …

Craigslist ad for hoverboards leads to strange NY robbery

Two Long Island men are lucky to be a live after responding to a craigslist ad for the latest hot gadget, the so-called hoverboard. After going to the home in Jackson Heights, Queens where they thought they were buying hoverboards they were instead robbed at gunpoint, tied up with duct tape and thrown into a …

Ga. college student killed in craigslist attack

Only just a few weeks after the craigslist murders of Bud and June Runion a 21-year-old college student was shot and killed during a craigslist robbery. Police in Marietta, Georgia, say that James Jones Jr. was shot to death while trying to buy what he thought was going to be an iPhone 6. His assailants …

NOLA Backpage/Craigslist rapist arrested

Police in New Orleans, Louisiana, recently arrested 31-year-old McArthur Mackey on charges of rape and robbery. Mackey is accused of allegedly raping one woman and robbing another he met through the personals on both craigslist and Backpage. I don’t mean to sensationalize this story but sometimes graphic details need to be posted to show how …

Suspect killed during craigslist robbery

Man fatally shoots Craigslist seller-turned-robber, police say: Man Charged With Murder In Craigslist Robbery Gone Wrong: Police in Coral Springs, Florida, say that 26-year-old Jason Mageau and 18-year-old Duwayne Lewis allegedly tried robbing a man after they posted a craigslist ad promising a good deal on a cell phone. After the victim showed up to …

Craigslist robber accused of killing accomplice

Police: Alleged Craigslist robber killed accomplice for talking too much: Here’s another story that I’m woefully behind on and yet another craigslist killing although this one is a little different. Back in December William H. McRae of Long Pond, Pennsylvania was charged with the murder of 20-year-old Brandon Fraser. Back in July police say that …

The latest craigslist killing happened in Tinley Park, IL

Markham man charged in Tinley Park shooting: The latest name to add to the ever-expanding list of craigslist killers is 18-year-old Christopher Dyson. He’s accused of allegedly shooting 24-year-old Thomas Mastro to death after a craigslist deal gone wrong in Tinley Park, Illinois. Police say that Mastro placed an ad on craigslist looking to unload …

Mass. craigslist rapist convicted

Craigslist Rapist Found Guilty: When it comes to violent criminals there is one list that’s longer than that of the ‘craigslist killers’. That would be craigslist rapists. In 2009 Reinaldo Prado of Framingham, Mass. was arrested for raping and robbing prostitutes that advertised their services on craigslist. His crimes took place three months before anyone …

NJ man shot and killed after craigslist robbery goes bad, but not the way you might think

FAILED ROBBERY RESULTS IN DEADLY SHOOTING INVOLVING OFF DUTY CORRECTIONS OFFICER: Prosecutor says eyewitness, cell phone may provide answers in fatal Pleasantville shooting by corrections officer: This past Thursday 20-year-old Richard Roe was shot and killed in Pleasantville, New Jersey during an alleged Craigslist robbery that went bad. The thing is that the crime is …

South Florida backpage escorts beaten, robbed and raped

Tipped by online ads, robbers terrorize escorts in SoFla hotels: In Broward County, Florida there have been a series of robberies and assaults of women who advertise as ‘escorts’ on the Village Voice Media owned backppage.com. It at least one incident a victim was raped by two men. Some of the suspects have been arrested… …