Tuesday, April 21, 2009

The Dangers of Craigs' List

As someone who buys and sells a lot of random sh*t off Craigslist (movies, video games, electronics etc.) I'm always reminded by my friends that one of these days one of my transactions is going to end up with me gagged and bound in the trunk of someone's car.

In case you haven't been keeping up with the news lately, police in Boston recently arrested Phillip Markoff, a 22 year old college student, for allegedly robbing two women he met on Craigslist and killing one of them. It's also believed his main motive might have been to pay off substantial gambling debts. Click here for the full story.

So remember kids. Be careful when buying things from complete strangers, because it might end up going down something like this:

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