Be familiar with Craigslist Scammers often create lookalike sites to lure buyers into paying for items that dont exist. Always confirm the URL before finalizing a purchase. Craigslist does not back any transaction on its site. If youre offered purchase protection at a price, youre looking at a scam.
Are Craigslist sales final?
Sorry, all sales are final.
Can you sue someone for selling you something that doesnt work?
Yes you can sue.
How do you tell if you are being scammed on Craigslist?
How to Spot a Scam on CraigslistAvoid deals that seem too good to be true.Look out for ads that display a sense of urgency.Watch for deals where the seller asks for money upfront to secure the item.Be smart about how you pay.If an ad offers an item for sale that doesnt match the image, its likely a scam.More items