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Got scamed out of $1000 on craigslist, anything I can do to get my money back???

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Asked by madsmom314 at 8:55 PM on Mar. 15, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • small claims court?

    Answer by Mel30248 at 8:56 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Probably not. Sorry you lost so much money.

    Answer by meooma at 8:57 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Unless you have a way to find the people who took your money probably not. And if you do then take it to court.

    Answer by kayslay at 8:58 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Well, you are going to need to be more specific...

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 9:01 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Small Claims Court. The police are not going to get involved. It's a civil matter and you will have to take it to court in order to get any kind of compensation.

    Answer by Razelda at 9:06 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • How did you lose money on Craigslist? How did you get scammed? Was it through your bank or what?

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:06 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • without more details it is hard to say and it depends on the laws of your state as well.

    Answer by Walker101 at 9:23 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Contact the State's Attorney's office, and the FBI's Internet Fraud Division

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:05 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Please contact your local FBI office or submit a tip electronically if you have information about:

    * Possible acts of terrorism, including violence, funding, or recruitment;
    * Persons sympathetic to terrorists or terrorist organizations;
    * Suspicious activities that you believe threaten national security, especially suspicious activities that involve foreign powers or foreign organizations;
    * Computer crimes or intrusions into computer networks, particularly those associated with national security;
    * Corrupt activities in state, local, or federal governments or in law enforcement;
    * Racial or hate crimes, human trafficking (involuntary servitude or slavery), or other civil rights crimes;
    * Organized crime activities;

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:21 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • # Financial crimes that involve fraud, especially corporate fraud, mortgage fraud, or other investment fraud schemes where significant dollar losses have occurred, including those impacting you or your place of work;
    # Fraud in the health care industry;
    # Persons who have committed or are planning to commit bank robbery, kidnapping, extortion, or thefts of valuable art, large interstate shipments of goods, or monetary instruments; and Activities of violent gangs.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:21 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

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