NYU Study Concludes 1.5 Percent of Craigslist Housing Ads are Scams – Curbed SF

The most common form of Craigslist con is the needless credit report. Scammers create a fraudulent ad, probably for a real property but not one that the scammer owns or manages, and then direct interested parties to purchase a credit report from a dubious agency in cahoots with them. Source: NYU Study Concludes 1.5 Percent…