I want to buy a used iPad - third or fourth generation, and avoid Apple's high refurbished prices. What should I know? Where and how should I look? How to avoid eBay scams? [more inside]
posted by catatethebird
on May 17, 2014 -
NYC Realestate filter. Best ways to find an apartment sublet this August, and then a rental. Must be on the E/F subway line. Questions about subletting/renting -> Clinton/MidtownEast/LIC-queens neighborhoods follow. [more inside]
posted by lalochezia
on May 6, 2011 -
[ScamFilter] I never sell on Craigslist but I did put something up for sale. I got this response. Is this a scam?
Thanks for your response. I'm going on a vacation to London but I will instruct my assistant to prepare and mail your payment which I'm sure you will get in about 4 - 6 business days. I'll add $20 extra for the delay. I'll pay by M O or cashier check so send me your info (i.e full name, mailing address and your phone number) so payment can be mailed out immediately. I will also make arrangement for pick-up which will be after you must have received and cashed the payment.
Awaiting your info.
My gut says it is but can't figure the angle. [more inside]
posted by shaarog
on Jan 10, 2011 -
I decided to try vacation rentals from an owner for an upcoming trip, but am now getting cold feet about being scammed. [more inside]
posted by artifarce
on Aug 4, 2010 -
So, I inadvertently sent my phone number and address to a Craigslist Scammer. What problems could this pose me? [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Jul 16, 2009 -
What are some reliable ways to check the authenticity of companies that advertise for jobs on craigslist and other such websites?
posted by mannequito
on Oct 20, 2008 -
Can someone explain the "I will exchange for new, boxed software" scam on Craigslist to me? [more inside]
posted by jimray
on Sep 13, 2007 -
I'm about to list a relatively expensive item on Craigslist (asking ~$700) and have been reading up on all of the different scam horror stories and what _not_ to do
. I'm only going to be dealing with someone in person, and I won't accept any wire transfers, cashier checks or money orders because of the high abuse potential, but I'm not sure what this leaves as viable alternatives for what I _should_ do to receive payment. [more inside]
posted by freshgroundpepper
on May 28, 2007 -