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Avoiding Scams

Deal locally, face-to-face —follow this one rule and avoid 99% of scam attempts.

Do not extend payment to anyone you have not met in person.

Beware offers involving shipping - deal with locals you can meet in person.

Never wire funds (e.g. Western Union) - anyone who asks you to is a scammer.

Don't accept cashier/certified checks or money orders - banks cash fakes, then hold you responsible.

Transactions are between users only, no third party provides a "guarantee".

Never give out financial info (bank account, social security, paypal account, etc).

Do not rent or purchase sight-unseen—that amazing "deal" may not exist.

Refuse background/credit checks until you have met landlord/employer in person.

From http://www.craigslist.org/about/scams


** Please refer to the "Subreddit Rules" listed in the sidebar of the "new" Reddit design for the full list of rules that apply to /r/craigslist

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Check out /r/delusionalcraigslist to laugh at delusional people trying to sell things like a 10-year-old computer for $500, and /r/bestofcraigslist for the place to submit all the funny, crazy, and WTF things that you see on Craigslist.

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