Wednesday, December 26, 2012

KSP Warning Of Craigslist Scam


{Pikeville, Kentucky}…Kentucky State Police in Pikeville are warning the public of an Internet scam that originates from the Craigslist website. Police say scammers are purchasing items from people online, sending cashier checks in the mail for an amount that is greater than the negotiated price, then asking the seller to keep $50 dollars for their troubles and to send the rest back to the United Kingdom. Kentucky State Police are asking anyone who has received these requests to contact them at 606-433-7711.