Authorities looking for Craigslist bandit
POSTED: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 10:30am
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 10:34am
SHREVEPORT, La — Authorities are seeking the assistance of the public to help capture a suspect accused of defrauding multiple victims via a popular web based shopping site.
Over the past few months, authorities have been contacted regarding a man, that has on multiple occasions, posted fictitious items such as custom wheels and vehicles for sale on Craigslist. During each transaction, the suspect sets a price of $850.00 for the items and then waits at local wire transfer centers to receive the funds from unsuspecting victims.
The suspect never produces the items and pockets the victims money. Crime Stoppers is offering a $500.00 reward for information as to the identity of this suspect. Contact Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373 or www.lockemup.org