Comment on Buying or Selling? An Investigation into Craigslist Scams by Eric Vanderburg.
Thanks for asking about this purchase. I believe this to be a scam similar to what I researched and others have experienced. I would advise you not to do business with that seller.
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I’m sorry to hear that. You can report Internet crimes here:
Internet Crime Complaint Center (FBI, NW3C and BJA partnership)
FTC online complaint form
Ohio Attorney General Consumer Complaints
Unfortunately, in many of these cases the money is not recovered.
Unfortunately, Craigslist and Western Union do not offer any recourse.
Buying or Selling? An Investigation into Craigslist Scams
You can report Internet crimes here:
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