I posted an ad with the Yakima, WA CList. we are trying to sell an event tent. I had a...

GetHuman-simnioni's Fraud issue with Craigslist from October 2019

Help with my Craigslist issue
First: share to improve GetHuman-simnioni's odds
Strength in numbers! Companies respond better when others are watching.
Before contacting them, items GetHuman-simnioni may need:
Email on Account, Password, Post ID, Phone Number on Account, and Name of Account Holder
Top Tip from another customer
If you think you've been a victim of fraud you should call the bank immediately. Keep records of all correspondence and collect as much evidence as you can.
The issue in GetHuman-simnioni's own words
I posted an ad with the Yakima, WA CList. we are trying to sell an event tent. I had a response about ** minutes after I posted by text. The buyer requested a e-mail communication as to whether the item was still for sale. This item is $**,***.** I sent them an e-mail with my phone * and asked them to call. This story is involved and it seems to be strange in that he will continue by sending a few e-mails but makes up an excuse he can't call because he is in the Marine Corps in Quantico Virginia. He also utilizes the US Marine Corps Logo in his E-mail to establish credability. He says he will pay full price without viewing the item. I have asked to physically talk to him and he avoids providing a phone number. and wants to send the payment to a paypal account. I have not given him that info. I think he is trying to scam paypal accounts. I have asked him to explain how he plans to pick up the item and he does not respond. I do not believe he is a real buyer. It bothers me that he is impersonating a member of our armed forces. I hope this rises to someone's attention please call me at ***-***-****

GetHuman-simnioni did not yet indicate what Craigslist should do to make this right.

How GetHuman-simnioni fixed the problem

We are waiting for GetHuman-simnioni to fix the problem and share the solution with the rest of us customers.

Do you have a customer issue as well?
We can help you get Craigslist's attention and get better help faster. Tap below to get started.
Help from Real People?
If our free tools aren't enough, we partner with a US-based company with live tech support experts available 24/7. Take advantage of a $1 one-week trial membership and chat with an expert now.
Chat with a Live Expert
Having Craigslist issues too?
Get tips from pros & other customers, and get it handled faster:
For better results, write at least 100 characters
This email address isn't valid


Fraud issue
Reported by GetHuman-simnioni
Oct 27th, 2019 - 3 years ago
Not resolved
Seen by 22 customers so far
Similar issue to 14237 others
0 customers following this


GetHuman-simnioni started working on this issue
Oct 27th, 2019 1:06am