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Craigslist Asheville cars

Craigslist Asheville cars

Craigslist Asheville cars

Craigslist has never been easy to search, but now it's even more difficult to find exactly what you're looking for.

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In this particular scam, a man put a car up for sale on Craigslist with a remarkably low odometer reading and a low price to match. When someone called about the ad, he told them he was in the military and about to be deployed so he needed to sell the car quickly. Of course, it was over a holiday weekend so he then started pressuring them to have the money wired through Western Union. Thankfully, this particular individual decided to be proactive and pulled a Carfax report on the VIN number attached to the car. As it turns out, the car that was supposed to have super low miles had something to the tune of almost 300,000 miles on it and tons of unfavorable maintenance reports.

It was listed at about 92,300 miles, with a picture of the odometer reading. I texted the guy, then called him, asking numerous questions about the car and its title, which he said was clean. When I asked why he was selling, he said he was in the military and had an upcoming deployment. (Source: www.citizen-times.com Overall, I consider myself pretty shrewd in these matters, but boy did I almost lose a few grand a couple of weeks ago. I had made contact about a 2001 Toyota Avalon (yes, classic old man car), that had shown up on the Asheville Craigslist but was actually located in Greenville, South Carolina. (Source:www.citizen-times.com))

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You had to know it wouldn’t take long for scammers to start coming up with some newer ideas because so many of the same scams have been occurring in different cities across the United States for quite some time now. This one is definitely a new take on things, to say the least. It goes like this. You post an ad on Craigslist to sell something. It’s an ad that you pay the company for. Typically, craigslist.org will charge you about $15 for these types of ads. Suddenly, you get an email saying it’s from Craigslist and telling you that there was a problem with your credit card. The email is asking you to click on the link provided in order to re-enter your information. Whatever you do, don’t do this. It’s not really from Craigslist and it’s nothing but a scam from people that are trying to steal your credit card information. (Source: moneyinc.com

Just as mentioned in the above paragraph, those same old scams are still taking place. Recently, one person had their world turned upside down when they rented a property in Asheville sight unseen because they live in a different part of the country. Moving to the Asheville area for a job, they went ahead and rented the property they saw on Craigslist, only to find out that the property was not owned by that particular party, nor was it for rent. You had to know it wouldn’t take long for scammers to start coming up with some newer ideas because so many of the same scams have been occurring in different cities across the United States for quite some time now. This one is definitely a new take on things, to say the least. It goes like this. You post an ad on Craigslist to sell something. It’s an ad that you pay the company for. Typically, craigslist.org will charge you about $15 for these types of ads. Suddenly, you get an email saying it’s from Craigslist and telling you that there was a problem with your credit card. The email is asking you to click on the link provided in order to re-enter your information. Whatever you do, don’t do this. It’s not really from Craigslist and it’s nothing but a scam from people that are trying to steal your credit card information. (Source:moneyinc.com))

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