One family in Georgia was losing their home to foreclosure. They posted an ad on Craigslist that they were having a free yard sale. 

CLICK HERE to see the full ad. Apparently people took it the wrong way and they broke into their house and took everything they owned. There were only a few books laid on the floor around the home. Thankfully they got a few of their things back... 

Do you use Craigslist for anything anymore? I used to but it honestly seems scary to use it now. So many are scammers and others you just don't know who you are dealing with... 

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who puts their address out there like that? and their ad sounds really weird. They really do kinda make it sound like everything is free. As far as breaking into the house. There is no way around that. It was breaking and entering without concent. But.. how can you put an ad out like that? It's just worded shady. I don't like craigslist anyways. Every time i posted something i'd get hit with all these spammers from other countries wanting me to mail the item to them. Nope.

I know what you mean.... I don't like putting my address out there for anything. Especially Craigslist. I usually have my hubby with me if we are meeting for an item to be sold or bought etc. IT has become such a thriving place for scams that it isn't what it used to be.. very sad you can't even sell your items without worrying what someone is going to try to do...

Row's~mommy said:

who puts their address out there like that? and their ad sounds really weird. They really do kinda make it sound like everything is free. As far as breaking into the house. There is no way around that. It was breaking and entering without concent. But.. how can you put an ad out like that? It's just worded shady. I don't like craigslist anyways. Every time i posted something i'd get hit with all these spammers from other countries wanting me to mail the item to them. Nope.

I use craigslist quite a bit to buy and sell always use phone numbers instead of addresses and always meet in public places. I have not had any bad experiences yet... I hope to continue this. There is always risk involved so lets all just be careful. I was unable to see the ad myself but if any thing looks or sounds "shady" to me I dont reply to the ad/email

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