Craigslist users are targeted by robbers in Minneapolis
Local police warned the residents especially craigslist users to remain alert from robbers. The incidents are increasing with every passing day. Robbers are especially targeting visitors of local website who are using it for sale and purchase of different items. Robbers responded to the ads that are listed upon craigslist and snatched the sellers. Same is the case of buyers. According to police people thought they were purchasing things from website but instead of getting something, robbers snatched the money and disappeared. A man wanted to bought an escort. When he reached at decided place robbers beat him badly and demanded the money. After taking all the money, they ran away. In other cases victims were told to go in an apartment for transaction. When they reached there and asked about vendor, residents were not aware about them. When victims left the place, they were badly beaten by robbers in the way. They took away all the money from him and left the place. Victims informed police later on and told about provided the necessary info to police. Police started the search for suspects and advise the internet users to remain alert about such people. They also said that attack on craigslist users has increased.