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SlowMotionApocalypse
05-01-2012, 01:07 PM
http://blogs.laweekly.com/informer/2012/04/coachella_craigslist_ticket_scam_hawaii.php

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Busted.

A genius in Hawaii allegedly advertised Coachella tickets via Craigslist but took the money and ran. Cops on the Big Island say 19-year-old Anthony Derick Berson of Keaʻau promised to send the tix and wristbands via FedEx to at least four victims who wired him hundreds of dollars. Click link to read rest of article.

blitzerdog
05-01-2012, 01:25 PM
A genius? Really? Seems like a scumbag to me.

Somewhat Damaged
05-01-2012, 01:28 PM
Somebody can't discern sarcasm.

Dogvolta
05-01-2012, 01:32 PM
A genius? Really? Seems like a scumbag to me.

My sarcasm meter is going off the charts!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

JustSteve
05-01-2012, 01:45 PM
why do people wire money to a complete stranger they looked up on craigslist for such an expensive item?

anonimouse
05-02-2012, 12:11 AM
why do people wire money to a complete stranger they looked up on craigslist for such an expensive item?

thats right, you didnt visit the sahara tent this year did you?

Mugwog
05-02-2012, 12:48 AM
thats right, you didnt visit the sahara tent this year did you?

scamchella > brochella?

daneskiiiz
05-02-2012, 07:37 PM
I definitely talked to this guy when trying to find a last minute ticket on craigslist for a friend. He said to wire him money and he'd overnight the ticket-- I laughed at him and said good luck finding anyone dumb enough to send money to a stranger. Apparently there WAS people dumb enough.