Thieves Posing as Craigslist Buyers Take Off With Sellers' Cars

A California couple and a young New York man learned this lesson the hard way this week after posting ads selling their vehicles on Craigslist.org.

Be careful what details you post on the Internet.

A California couple and a New York man learned this lesson the hard way this week after posting ads selling their vehicles on Craigslist.org.

With a baby on the way, Manuel Ramirez and his wife, Maria Tirado, wanted to add more pennies to their bank account by selling their 1973 Chevelle. When a man responded to the Craigslist ad, they thought they had a potential buyer, but they were wrong, Fox5 San Diego reports.

Eager to sell the car, Ramirez gave the man their address. The buyer showed up to try it out for speed, or, in this case, speed away.

"I felt anger," Tirado told Fox5. "I thought, 'how could a guy come over to your house and just take off with your car?'"

The classic car was a beauty. It had new rims, new paint and was in good condition.

As the thief sped away, Tirado said she told her husband to follow him, “but he lost him because there are so many streets in our neighborhood."

The couple called police, who found the car this week. Police said the case was still under investigation, but they wouldn't say if anyone had been arrested.

Click here for more on this story from Fox5.

A similar incident happened to a Brooklyn man this week, but the story took a U-turn in the victim's favor.

The victim, who does not want to be identified, listed his 2005 Nissan Maxima on the Craigslist site and then met up with a prospective "buyer," who put the pedal to the metal as soon as he got into the driver’s seat, the New York Post reports.

But unlike the California couple, this trusting seller was able to turn the tables on the alleged thief.

He used his original method of advertisement on Craigslist to track down his own stolen vehicle.

He scanned Craigslist and found a similar advertisement to his own and called the number listed.As he guessed, the voice on the other end sounded familiar.

"I kinda knew it was him," he told the New York Post.

With the help of police and Shomrim, an Orthodox Jewish anti-crime patrol, the speed racer was caught after setting up a sting operation.

Click here for more on this story from the New York Post. 

Authorities say that anyone selling a car online or through a newspaper ad should take several precautions to avoid theft:
• Meet prospective buyers at a public place
• Ask for the driver's license and write down the name and number
• Ride along on test drives
• Bring your cell phone.

In Other News

fake money

Keywords clouds text link 

Dịch vụ seo, Dịch vụ seo nhanh , Thiết kế website ,  máy sấy   thịt bò mỹ  thành lập doanh nghiệp
Visunhomegương trang trí  nội thất  cửa kính cường lực  Vinhomes Grand Park  lắp camera Song Phát thiết kế nhà thegioinhaxuong.net/

Our PBN System:  thiết kế nhà xưởng thiết kế nội thất thiết kế nhà tem chống giả

aviatorsgame.com ban nhạcconfirmationbiased.com 
radiantcitymovie.comeatatdistrict.com
chaletedelweiss.useve-razor.com
occastudios.commoscasenlasopa.net
skaratoken.comshowdx.com
thelettersmovie.comheritage-gifts.com
singstreetmovie.comdeadaccountsonbroadway.com
moscasenlasopa.netratchasima.net
eatatdistrict.comthe-movie-trailer.com 
theboroughraleigh.comradio-electronics.co
mariankihogo.com  ốp lưngGiường ngủ triệu gia  Ku bet ku casino

https://maysayhaitan.com/  https://dovevn.com/ buy fake money https://sgnexpress.vn/ máy sấy buồn sấy lạnh

mặt nạ  mặt nạ ngủ  Mặt nạ môi mặt nạ bùn mặt nạ kem mặt nạ bột mặt nạ tẩy tế bào chết  mặt nạ đất sét mặt nạ giấy mặt nạ dưỡng mặt nạ đắp mặt  mặt nạ trị mụn
mặt nạ tế bào gốc mặt nạ trị nám tem chống giả

https://galaxymedia.vn/  công ty tổ chức sự kiện tổ chức sự kiện
Ku bet ku casino
Sâm tươi hàn quốc trần thạch cao trần thạch cao đẹp

suất ăn công nghiệpcung cấp suất ăn công nghiệp

https://docs-cashshop.com/
https://galaxymedia.vn/dich-vu-to-chuc-su-kien-la-gi-quy-trinh-to-chuc-su-kien-nhu-the-nao-id3108.html

© 2020 US News. All Rights Reserved.