A few more quick tips: Craigslist advises its users to deal locally with buyers you can meet in person to avoid "99% of scam attempts." And never wire money via Western Union, Money Gram or similar wire services."Anyone who asks you to do so is likely a scammer," Craigslist states.But once they got to the freeway, things took a terrible turn.The moving truck took off with all their belongings inside.The Craigslist scam in which a potential buyer offers to send you a check for more than the price of the item you're selling -- in order to pocket the difference -- is back.
Three new scams are hitting the buy-and-sell website. Scammers are using these ads to find just the right family to rip off all of their stuff.Nonetheless, consumers do fall for this scam on a regular basis.So take a minute to familiarize yourself with these common Craigslist scams before you do business on the site.Hours later, after arriving at their new house, there was no sign of the movers.
The family called the police, who found the U-Haul abandoned and empty.Here’s what you need to know so you don’t become the next victim. Hiring movers You call around to different moving companies and find one is more outrageously priced than the next – not to mention those fuel charges! That's what happened to a family in Douglas County, Georgia.