From our friends at the Daily Dot: A woman who sent her rent check to a realtor in Nigeria is now homeless and trying to avoid living out of her car.
From our friends at the Daily Dot: A recent undercover sting in Mobile, Ala., provides a window into the secret world of coded language pedophiles use online. And it’s shockingly simplistic.
The courtroom saga of the teen boy and his deranged mentor who posted job ads and killed the respondents has drawn to a close. The boy, Brogan Rafferty, now 18, was sentenced to life without parole. The older man in the scheme, Richard Beasley, has been sentenced to death.
People use Craigslist to find all sorts of crazy experiences, but Morgan Triplett’s post was a little too far out. She offered sex in exchange for her partner to shoot her. Finding no takers, she placed a second ad looking for a man to "punch, kick, and bruise" her in exchange for sex.
You know what’s a great way of getting back at someone you hate? Putting up a Craigslist ad offering sexual services under their name. You know what’s illegal and can get you in a lot of trouble? You guessed it.
Police in Fargo, North Dakota, responded to a call about a brutal rape and wound up arresting the alleged victim, who reportedly just got what she asked for — on Craigslist.
It didn’t take long for an Ohio jury to convict Richard Beasley of the charges against him, including aggravated murder and murder. The next step for the same jury panel will be to decide whether to recommend the death penalty for the 54-year-old man.
It really is possible to find anything on Craigslist, but you never know who’s reading your ads.
On August 15, 2010, one year after he was to have been mariied, accused Craigslist Killer Markoff was found dead of an apparent suicide in his cell.