Scammers are taking advantage of renters desperate and in a rush to find a new home, stealing thousands from innocent people.
Stay cautious when buying pets from private sellers online—many listings could be fake with scammers attempting to steal your money.
When selling items online, accepting a cashier's check for payment can be a risky business as scammers use fake cashier's checks to steal from you.
In this Craigslist rental scam, potential renters send money to the scammer before seeing the property only to realize the listing was fake and lose their money.
Getting more money than you've asked for may seem great, but it could actually be part of a scam to steal your money.
Beware of buyers on Craigslist who only want to pay for your item with a cashier's check, then overpay you for your items—they're trying to steal money from you.
If a buyer on Craigslist insists on only using PayPal to transfer money to you, be careful not to click on any links that they send you or you receive via email from PayPal.
If a Craigslist buyer or seller insists on using their recommended escrow site to complete the transaction, beware. They could be trying to steal your information.
Online puppy scams increased by 500% in 2020, with Craigslist being a common site for scammers to use.
It's all too common to buy a fake ticket on Craigslist. If you absolutely must buy a ticket from a Craigslist seller, be aware of the red flags.