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Police warn about Craigslist rental scam

Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about a Craigslist scam that lists houses for rent. A person posing as the landlord claimed to be out of the country living in Nigeria and asked potential renters to send a money order to Nigeria before receiving the keys.

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Big Island police are warning the public to exercise caution when selling items over the Internet.

A 29-year-old Kealakekua woman reported that she was selling furniture on Craig's List. She received an offer from someone claiming to be a disabled woman from the mainland who had to conduct the transaction by e-mail.

Craigslist scam rips-off over $2K from Kealakekua woman

Big Island police are warning the public to exercise caution when selling items over the Internet. A 29-year-old Kealakekua woman reported that she was selling furniture on Craig’s List. She received an offer from someone claiming to be a disabled woman from the mainland who had to conduct the transaction by e-mail.

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Police warning of Craigslist scam

Police warning of Craigslist scam

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai’i Police Department is warning the public to beware of scams that target individuals who post items on Craig’s List. A 57-year-old Kailua-Kona woman reported that she posted a listing for a vacation rental. Someone posing as an interested renter sent the woman a check for more than the amount of the […]

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