Matt, I’m glad you found out before you sent the …

Comment on Buying or Selling? An Investigation into Craigslist Scams by Eric Vanderburg.

Matt, I’m glad you found out before you sent the money. Don’t feel stupid. As you can see, they are tricking many people with these scams.

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Buying or Selling? An Investigation into Craigslist Scams
Morenike,

I’m sorry to hear that. You can report Internet crimes here:
Internet Crime Complaint Center (FBI, NW3C and BJA partnership)
http://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
FTC online complaint form
https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/
Ohio Attorney General Consumer Complaints
http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/complaintsfromcraigslist

Unfortunately, in many of these cases the money is not recovered.


Buying or Selling? An Investigation into Craigslist Scams
DJMichaels,

Unfortunately, Craigslist and Western Union do not offer any recourse.


Buying or Selling? An Investigation into Craigslist Scams
You can report Internet crimes here:

Internet Crime Complaint Center (FBI, NW3C and BJA partnership)

FTC online complaint form

Ohio Attorney General Consumer Complaints


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