Archives for September 2014

Just five gangs in Nigeria are behind most Craigslist buyer scams

Flag_of_Nigeria.svgFive Nigerian criminal gangs are behind most scams targeting sellers on Craigslist, and they’ve taken new measures to make their swindles appear legitimate, according to a new study.

In a new innovation, they’re using professional check-writing equipment plus U.S.-based accomplices to not raise suspicions among their victims.