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Craiglist Scammer Steals Hundreds from Resident

his report was derived from information from the Dobbs Ferry Police Department, it does not indicate a conviction.

A 47-year-old Dobbs Ferry man fell victim to a Craigslist scam between Nov. 4 and Nov. 8. The Dobbs Ferry resident responded to a job application looking for an individual to run errands for a person from Louisiana who was out of the country.

The Dobbs Ferry man was asked to cash a postal money order he received in the mail and deposit it into his bank account. Once he made the deposit for $975 he was told to keep $318 as payment and send the rest to a man in the Philippines.

After the money was sent, the bank advised him that the money order was fraudulent leaving the Dobbs Ferry to foot the $657 bill. This case is under investigation.

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Cathie Anderson November 13, 2012 at 09:02 PM
when will people learn NEVER will an employer give you a check and say only keep this much and give me this much back. Same scam dif words

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