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Study: Craigslist Took $5 Billion in Classified Ads from Newspapers

Study: Craigslist Took $5 Billion in Classified Ads from NewspapersiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A new study from New York University and Harvard Business School found that Craigslist has taken as much as $5 billion from local newspapers by providing online classified advertising services.The report was headed b...

Sellers Find Price Gouging Opportunities Post-Sandy Through Craigslist

Sellers Find Price Gouging Opportunities Post-Sandy Through CraigslistVictor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The demand for power and emergency-related equipment after superstorm Sandy is causing spiking prices on Craigslist and other markets, despite government warnings and laws prohibiting price gouging...

Ohio Teen Headed to Trial in Craigslist Killings

Ohio Teen Headed to Trial in Craigslist KillingsABC News(AKRON, Ohio) -- The trial for an Ohio teen accused of being the co-conspirator in an allegedly phony Craigslist job scheme that resulted in the deaths of three men is underway with jury selection beginning Tuesday.Brogan Rafferty, 17, allegedl...

Fallen Soldier’s Picture Used in Craigslist Scam

Fallen Soldier’s Picture Used in Craigslist ScamKATU/ABC News(PENSACOLA, Fla.) -- An Oregon father was angered to find an image of his son, a fallen soldier, posted on Craigslist as part of a scam to collect money for a fictitious wounded soldier.“It’s disheartening. This just seems to b...

Vigilante Bicyclist Sees Stolen Bike on Craigslist, Steals It Back

Vigilante Bicyclist Sees Stolen Bike on Craigslist, Steals It BackIngram Publishing/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A Washington, D.C., man took justice into his own hands this week, when he stole back his bicycle after seeing a photo of it posted on Craigslist.Danny Lesh told ABC News affiliate WJLA that he recently lent ...

Dog Goes from Craigslist to Westminster

Dog Goes from Craigslist to WestminsterDan Stallings(NEW YORK) -- The Westminster Dog Show is a celebration of canine entitlement. It is where purebreds are spritzed, shampooed, trimmed and blown dry, where they’re hand-fed steak, dressed in diapers and bowties and followed around wit...

Marine Veteran Shot in Craigslist Robbery Plugged Wounds Himself

Marine Veteran Shot in Craigslist Robbery Plugged Wounds HimselfDavid De Lossy/Thinkstock(MIAMI) -- A U.S. Marine veteran is recovering from a Craigslist transaction gone bad in which he was shot by customers who turned out to be theives. Doctors say his military background taught him a trick which saved his life: ...

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